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NOPD Seeking Vehicle, Driver in Hit-and-Run Crash

by Aaron E. Looney

October 20, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Traffic Fatality/Hit and Run

NOPD Seeking Vehicle, Driver in Hit-and-Run Crash

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying a vehicle and its occupant(s) in the ongoing investigation of a hit-and-run crash on October 8, 2021 at the intersection of Law and Bruxelles streets.

At about 9:17 P.M., a bicyclist was traveling east on Law Street. At the same time, a silver vehicle believed to possibly be a Nissan Altima or Maxima was traveling north on Bruxelles Street. As the bicyclist entered the intersection, he was struck by the silver vehicle. According to witnesses and video, the driver of the vehicle never stopped to render aid or make their identity known. The driver fled the scene toward Broad Street. As a result of the collision, the bicyclist was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are working to identify the vehicle pictured and its operator/owner. The wanted vehicle would have heavy front-end damage.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or on the suspect vehicle and its owner/operator is asked to contact NOPD Traffic Investigator Danny Ellis at 504-658-6208 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.