Suspect arrested in hit-and-run where motorcyclist was ejected and then run over by a passing vehicle

(Photo courtesy of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office)

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY)- Troopers arrested 64-year-old Wilson J. Jolivette, of Lafayette, for hit-and-run driving and turning movements and required signals.

Jolivette was the driver of a motor vehicle that fled a crash scene on Nov. 18 on Breaux Bridge Highway at approximately 9:35 p.m., which resulted in the serious injury of a motorcyclist.

The suspect was reportedly turning into a casino parking lot when he struck the motorcyclist.

According to State Police, the impact caused the motorcyclist to be ejected from the bike. He was then struck by a passing vehicle.

Today, State Police Troop I spokesman Brooks David said the victim remains hospitalized.

Jolivette was booked into the St. Martin Parish Jail.

 

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