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Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run

2 years ago Thursday, August 09, 2012 5:17:08 AM CDT August 09, 2012 Thursday, August 09 2012 Aug 9, 2012 in News
Source: BRPD

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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