|Posted on 4/26/2018 11:45:00 AM.|
|Louisiana now ranks second in the nation with the highest
hit and run rate of fatal crashes per capita, according to a new survey from
the AAA foundation. The national study concluded there is a hit and run
fatality every minute in the nation. More|
|AAA, hit and run, fatal crashes, bicyclists, pedestrians|
|Posted on 12/2/2017 1:06:00 AM.|
State Police arrested the driver involved in a fatal hit and run that killed a pedestrian in St. John the Baptist Parish on November 25th. Senior Trooper Melissa Matey says 34-year-old Javon Gomez of Reserve was taken into custody at his residence after receiving a tip from a citizen.
|LSP, Melissa Matey, hit and run, Eugene Webber, Javon Gomez|
|Posted on 7/24/2017 12:20:00 PM.|
A Rayne man, with a history of DWI arrests, is behind bars after police say he hit a man on a bicycle while driving intoxicated. Acadia Parish Sheriff K. P. Gibson says 61-year-old Ricky Joyner of Rayne was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver, 42-year-old Ivy Roger, was nowhere to be found.
|K.P. Gibson, Ricky Joyner, Ivy Roger, Rayne, DWI, hit and run|
|Posted on 1/16/2017 2:41:00 PM.|
State Police are searching for a driver who hit and injured a trooper when his patrol car was stopped at a Baton Rouge intersection. Trooper Bryan Lee says the collision happened at about 3 p.m. yesterday when traffic was stopped on Old Hammond Hwy and the suspect immediately fled the scene.
|LSP, Bryan Lee, hit and run|
|Posted on 5/12/2016 10:42:00 AM.|
State police are looking for two vehicles involved in a fatal hit and run that took the life of a skateboarder in Hammond. Trooper Dustin Dwight says 26-year-old Erin Gerhard was skateboarding down the right side of University Avenue near SLU’s campus around 10pm last night when he was hit by two different vehicles.
|Dustin Dwight, Erin Gerhard, hit and run|
|Posted on 1/22/2016 1:36:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The family of the man who died on New Years after being run over in New Orleans and dragged through the French Quarter for 6 miles, is desperate to find out who is responsible. 28-year-old Josh Woodruff was hailing an Uber around 3am January 1st when he was struck by a four door black sedan and dragged away.
|josh woodruff, karen woodruff, mark woodruff, hit and run, new orleans, new years|
|Posted on 11/4/2015 11:47:00 AM.|
State Police is investigating a fatal hit and run crash that forced an 18-wheeler over the guardrail on I-10 West into the Pearl River near the Louisiana-Mississippi line. State Police Sgt. Nick Manale says three vehicles are thought to be involved in Tuesday night’s crash, two big rigs and a black pickup truck, which fled the scene.
|LSP, Nick Manale, 18-wheeler, hit and run, Pearl River, fatal|
|Posted on 6/15/2015 12:31:00 PM.|
State Police say two people have been arrested in connection with a March fatal hit and run in St. Mary Parish. 33-year-old Kista Sedotal of Jeanerette was struck twice and killed while walking along LA 182.
|Louisiana, State Police, hit and run, Kista Sedotal, Brian Timken, Kayla Norris, Brooks David|
|Posted on 12/18/2014 1:09:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Louisiana State Police is offering a $2500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for allegedly running over and killing a pedestrian in St. Rose on Thanksgiving morning. Spokeswoman Melissa Matey says the crash took place on La 626 in St. Charles Parish.
|hit and run, melissa matey, state police, Christin Allday, St. Rose, St. Charles Parish|
|Posted on 7/7/2014 5:14:00 PM.|
State Police are searching for a vehicle that struck and killed a bicyclist in Lafayette Parish. The hit and run occurred on LA 92 at Mermentau Road just east of Milton yesterday morning. Master Trooper Brooks David says as of now, they have no information on who hit 30-year-old Lon Lomas of Youngsville.
|Louisiana State Police, Hit And Run, Brooks David|
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