New Iberia Speeder Arrested After Hitting Two Cars
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a 22-year-old man after he was clocked speeding at 81 miles per hour in a 35 mile an hour zone.
Police says Curtis Bernard sped away from police when they tried to stop him. As he drove his car towards on Jefferson Terrace Boulevard, he lost control of the car and slammed into two other cars.
Deputies say Bernard then took off on foot from the vehicle, but he was arrested right after a short foot chase.
Bernard was treated and released from an area hospital.
He is facing multiple charges including:
- Aggravated flight from an officer
- Negligent injury
- Possession of marijuana
- Three counts of resisting an officer
- Driving without a taillight
- Running red light
- No drivers license
- Improper lane change
The people in the two other cars received minor to moderate injuries.