Tulane Student Steals Car, Crashes Into 8 Vehicles Before Apprehension

Posted on Mar 21, 2011 in DUI/DWI, NOPD, Traffic

A student from Tulane University is reported to have stolen a vehicle in the early hours of Friday morning March 18th and subsequently crashing into 8 other vehicles before finally being arrested by NOPD officers.

Photo Courtesy of Nola.com

Ian Driskill, 21, is suspected of having been under the influence of drugs at the time of the escapade and has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle, illegal possession of stolen property, possession of chlorazepate, possession of marijuana, driving while intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless operation of a vehicle, hit-and-run driving with no death or serious injury, possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle and lack of registration.

After being treated for minor injuries at a local hospital, Driskill was booked and charged at 7:40 am.

This report serves as a reminder that unsuspecting citizens can become the victims of destruction of property at the hands of intoxicated individuals. If you or someone you know have sustained damage to your vehicle or property and know the identity of the responsible party, contact Bloom Legal at 504-599-9997 for a consultation to discuss how we might be able to assist you.

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