BRPD investigates hit and run

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Posted: Oct 17, 2012 11:08 AM by Adrian Pittman
Updated: Oct 17, 2012 11:08 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: baton rouge, police, hit and run, cyclist, investigation

BATON ROUGE - Police said a cyclist is in critical condition today after a hit-and-run collision in Baton Rouge.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said it happened last night around 6:15 p.m. in the 1900 block of Convention Street.

McKneely said the rider was hit after the driver of a Volvo failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with North 19th Street. The Volvo then fled west on Convention Street.

The cyclist was taken to a local hospital, and police are asking anyone with information about the driver involved in the wreck to call the Traffic Homicide Division at (225) 389-7819.

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