The NOPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on November 20, 2022, at the intersection of Canal and South Liberty streets.
At approximately 12:00 a.m., a pedestrian was struck at the location by a vehicle that continued away from the scene. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased on the scene.
Through investigation, the pictured vehicle – believed to be a light-colored BMW four-door sedan with an unknown license plate – was identified as perpetrator vehicle.
Anyone with additional information on this incident, the pictured vehicle and/or the driver/occupant at the time of this incident is urged to contact NOPD Traffic Fatality Investigator Michael Baldassaro at 504-658-6205. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.