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Driver chasing car hits house


A vehicle ran into a home in Lafayette Sunday evening after trying to chase down a car that hit them.

According to a Lafayette Police Department spokesperson, the incident began around 7:00 PM when another driver ran into the first vehicle at the corner of Johnston and Doucet Road.

The driver of the struck vehicle decided to retaliate by chasing down the second vehicle. During the pursuit, the victim of the hit and run lost of the car and drove into a home in the 700 block of Doucet Road.

No injuries were reported in the incident and no one was found in the home at the time of the crash. The driver of the vehicle that went into the home was issued a citation for careless operation.

Some time after the crash, authorities tracked down the suspect in the hit and run and issued that driver two citations for the initial hit and run and for careless operation.

Authorities are not releasing the names of the drivers at this time.

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