On Friday June 21, 2019, Deputies received a call around 11:15 PM about a reckless driver on Interstate 10 had struck a guardrail.
Shortly after a hit and run complaint was reported on I-10 milepost 46. The victim reported the same description as the reckless operation complaint that came in earlier.
Deputies discovered the disabled vehicle with damages on Interstate 10 west at milepost 45. The driver was responding with slurred speech and appeared to be under the influence.
The driver, Matthew joseph Doucet, 23, of 214 Juniper road, Sulphur was arrested and booked into the parish jail for DWI and Resisting an officer. Louisiana State Police handled the hit and run investigation, additional charges are expected for Doucet.