Louisiana man arrested after fleeing traffic stop in Hammond, police say

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HAMMOND, La. (The Livingston Parish News) – An Albany man was arrested after leading police on a car chase and crashing into a vehicle that sent two to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Hammond Police Department.

According to the Hammond Police Department, officers attempted a traffic stop just before 11 a.m. on Feb. 26 “for traffic violations and no license plate.”

A pursuit ensued after the driver of the 2009 black Audi refused to stop.

According to the Hammond Police Department, the “vehicle crashed on North Morrison Boulevard after striking another vehicle at the intersection of Morrison and University Avenue.”

The driver of the 2009 black Audi exited the vehicle and police officers gave chase until apprehending Jenkins.

25-year-old David Jenkins is facing these charges:

  • Speeding
  • Aggravated resisting an officer by flight
  • Reckless operation of a vehicle
  • Two counts of negligent injuring
  • Numerous traffic violations

“The two occupants of the other vehicle, a 1997 Ford F250, were transported to North Oaks Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries,” the police department said.

The investigation into this crash remains ongoing.

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