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NOPD Seeking Suspect, Vehicle in Hit-and-Run Incident

by Aaron E. Looney

September 27, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Traffic Fatality/Hit and Run

NOPD Seeking Suspect, Vehicle in Hit-and-Run Incident

The NOPD is requesting assistance from the public in locating and identifying a suspect in the investigation of a hit-and-run crash on September 7, 2022, at the intersection of North Broad and Republic streets.

At about 1:56 p.m., the victim had exited an RTA bus at the location and was running across the street in front of the bus when the pictured dark-colored Dodge truck struck the victim. The driver of the truck (pictured) came to a stop, exited his vehicle and then returned to and fled in the vehicle. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect is described as a middle-aged black male with a bald head and thin build. The vehicle is described as a dark-colored Dodge pick-up with no tailgate, damage to the right rear quarter panel and having a Saints football jersey over the front passenger seat.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Hit and Run Division Investigator Jason Naquin at 504-658-6214 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.