Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run

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Posted: Aug 9, 2012 7:17 AM
Updated: Aug 9, 2012 8:21 AM
Source: BRPD

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Topics: motorcycle, hit and run, old hammond, baton rouge, accident, wbrz, louisiana

BATON ROUGE - Police say the driver of an orange Saturn SUV fled the scene after hitting a man on his motorcycle.

It happened Wednesday night just after 10 p.m. in the 12000 block of Old Hammond Hwy.

Witnesses say the motorcyclist was heading west on Old Hammond when the SUV struck him from behind.

Officers arrived to the scene to find the 30-year-old lying in the roadway.

He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the accident should contact Baton Rouge Police at 389-7819.

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