Husband run over by wife driving box truck at the end of a bizarre overnight fight
BATON ROUGE – A night-long fight between a husband and wife ended with both of them in the hospital and police expecting to file charges against the man.
Neither have been identified as of this post.
The situation started around 1 o'clock Friday morning when the couple began to argue over a fisticuff involving the man and someone else earlier in the day. The man was hoping to obtain surveillance video of his fight from a gas station on Airline Highway and while there was arguing with his wife over what he thought was her not backing him up during the earlier altercation with the unknown individual.
The wife, fearing for her safety, police said, commandeered a box truck and drove toward Baton Rouge Police Headquarters nearby. The husband pursued his wife in another car and clashed in the parking lot of the police department.
Things got even more bizarre when the husband was able to get on the truck. The wife, driving erratically, crashed into parts of the police building. The man was thrown from the truck and run over in the process.
Eventually, the woman found a police officer.
Both the husband and the wife were taken to the hospital.
The woman likely won't face charges. The husband, however, will be charged with domestic abuse/battery and second degree battery, police said.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Footage of hit and run driver crashing into Circle K gas pump
Body of sixth crewman recovered from capsized vessel in Gulf
Man found shot to death in vehicle on Greenwell Springs Road
Hit and run crash causes fire at gas station pump
LSU to announce new candidates vying for university President position Wednesday
Legendary Parkview coach Kenny Guillot passes away at 76
Southern Wins Third Straight Bayou Classic
White squad edges Purple in LSU Spring game
'We have a plan': Coach O quiet on how Title IX scandal...
Southeastern regains sole possession of first place in Southland standings with win...