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  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run where child was hurt

    July 28, 2014 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 20-year-old woman faces charges after a hit-and-run crash where a child was seriously hurt Monday. Police said Maigan Scott hit a six-year-old girl on a bicycle on Washington Avenue between Plank and North 26th Street. According to police, after Scott hit the child, she left the... more »
  • LSP trying to warm up hit-and-run case

    July 14, 2014 9:08 PM

    BRUSLY - State Police are asking for help again as investigators search for the truck or SUV involved in a hit-and-run that left a seven-year-old injured recently. Video captured by a home security system shows what appears to be a mid-1990's Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon leaving the area... more »
  • Child hit by SUV, police looking for driver

    July 5, 2014 3:38 PM

    BRUSLY - State police say a 7-year-old was the victim of a hit and run Friday afternoon. It happened on River Road north of La Hwy 989-1 in Brusly. Officials say the child was hit by a white SUV, possibly a early to mid-1990's Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon,... more »
  • Child killed after hit-and-run driver hits house

    June 27, 2014 12:43 PM

    GRAY - A 2-year-old child was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning after a truck fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crashed into a house in Terrebonne Parish. The initial accident happened on LA 24 when a pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Tony Milligan of... more »
  • Burned car could be connected to deadly wreck

    June 23, 2014 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators believe they found the vehicle that fled the scene of a Friday morning hit-and-run that left a motorcyclist dead. Police said 20-year-old Eric Fabre of Slidell was riding a Honda scooter north on Airline Hwy. around 12:58 a.m. on June 20 when he was hit... more »
  • BRPD: Hit and run caused deadly 18-wheeler wreck

    May 26, 2014 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an anonymous tip led them to accuse Thomas Moore III Monday of causing a deadly wreck last week in which a woman was hit by an 18-wheeler. Police said Moore caused the crash which killed Lahisha Walls, 37, Friday morning on Airline Highway. ... more »
  • Mistrial in driver, cyclist deadly crash

    May 8, 2014 9:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A trial over a deadly crash where a bicyclist died on Gardere Lane ended in a mistrial Thursday evening. Jurors could not come to an agreement in deciding the fate of Darby Griffin, who was on trial for the crash. After the wreck in October 2012, investigators... more »
  • Police: Fatal crash, driver at fault missing

    April 20, 2014 5:17 PM

    IBERIA PARISH - State police say a non-contact hit and run caused a fatal crash Saturday night in Iberia Parish. It happened on US hwy 90 east of LA hwy 675 around 10:30 pm. Police say an unknown vehicle changed lanes. To avoid a collision, the victim traveled... more »
  • Man arrested for running over 4-year-old

    March 24, 2014 11:34 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - State police arrested a man they said was speeding when he ran over a 4-year-old riding his bike in Napoleonville Sunday. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says a patrol vehicle tried to catch up with a speeding Chevy Tahoe on Highway 1. The Tahoe continued speeding into... more »
  • Mother wants trial for deadly hit and run Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mother traveled more than 2,000 miles to Baton Rouge Friday to seek justice for her daughter who died in a hit and run crash four years ago. Today Michelle Carson spoke with News 2 about her fight to get answers. "It's horrible. I mean... more »
  • Police arrest two in deadly hit and run Play Video

    March 10, 2014 6:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The man accused of running down a homeless person in Baton Rouge and then fleeing the scene apologized after his arrest Monday. "I apologize, and I'm sincerely sorry," said 21-year-old Carl McKnight as he was being booked into the parish jail. Baton Rouge Police charged... more »
  • Sibley sentenced for hit-and-run death

    February 21, 2014 11:06 AM

    GREENSBURG - A state district judge sentenced Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley Friday after he pleaded no contest for a deadly hit-and-run wreck last year. Sibley received a 90-day suspended sentence as well as two years of probation and a $500 fine, plus court costs. He also... more »
  • Suspect in hit-and-run had suspended license Play Video

    February 12, 2014 5:12 PM

    BAKER - Police said the drunk driver in a hit-and-run wreck last night in Baker shouldn't have been behind the wheel at all. Officers arrested Jamar Jackson, 34, on suspicion of hitting two women with his vehicle so hard that pieces of clothing were found stuck in its windshield.... more »
  • Police identify women hit by vehicle, seriously injured

    February 12, 2014 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified the two women seriously injured in a hit and run Tuesday evening. Amy Gibson and Christy Hasty, both of Denham Springs were rushed to an area hospital after the crash on South Magnolia, off Highway 19. Their conditions were described as very serious... more »
  • Hit and run has a deadly end Play Video

    February 7, 2014 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A hit and run in St. Gabriel turned into a manhunt with a deadly end in Baton Rouge. St. Gabriel Police said Robert Bloodworth, 39, shot and killed himself at his home after police had questioned him about a traffic incident earlier Friday. Police said they... more »
  • 6-year-old boy killed in hit and run

    February 3, 2014 11:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 6 year old boy was killed and his 9 year old sister injured in a hit and run in New Orleans. New Orleans police say the kids were hit by a car around 7 a.m. Monday morning while crossing Paris Avenue. The boy died... more »
  • Victim in hit-and-run questions school's actions Play Video

    January 14, 2014 5:27 PM

    GONZALES - A woman involved in a crash with a teacher accused of driving drunk wants to know why the school she worked for let her leave, after determining she was unfit to teach students Monday. "She hit me at 9 a.m.," Katie Guy told News 2. "That's what... more »
  • Teacher arrested in hit-and-run DWI

    January 13, 2014 3:49 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a school teacher after they said she left the scene of a wreck Monday morning in Gonzales, and blew well above the legal limit for alcohol when she was finally stopped. Sgt. Stephen Nethken with Gonzales Police said officers arrested Jaime Ingrassia on suspicion of... more »
  • Hit and run court date postponed Play Video

    November 8, 2013 2:17 PM

    GREENSBURG- The Livingston Parish School Board president accused of a hit in run that killed a man in Saint Helena Parish didn't have his day in court as planned. Malcolm Sibley, 66, was supposed to have an arraignment in Saint Helena Parish, but it was postponed because the judge... more »
  • LSP seeks pickup in hit-and-run

    October 28, 2013 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police asked for the public's help finding a pickup they said was involved in a hit-and-run wreck which injured another driver in East Baton Rouge Parish Monday. Troopers said they're searching for a newer-model, silver full-size Chevy pickup which hit a car on Jefferson south... more »
  • Hit and run victim improving Play Video

    October 14, 2013 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family and friends of a Baton Rouge man put in the hospital by a hit and run driver this weekend said he's improving, and they hope people with information about the incident will come forward. Matt Tugwell was hit Saturday night as he was crossing Dalrymple... more »
  • BRPD: Car recovered in hit and run investigation

    October 14, 2013 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police recovered a car today they said was connected to an investigation into a hit and run which injured a pedestrian this weekend in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola said they received a tip that the car which hit the pedestrian, later identified as Matt Tugwell,... more »
  • Search continues for hit-and-run suspect Play Video

    October 13, 2013 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE-Authorities continue to search for clues after someone hit a man Saturday night and fled the scene. A white four door sedan believed to be a Nissan Sentra struck Matt Tugwell, 28, around 11:20 p.m. near East State Street and Dalrymple according to witness Laura Brown. Brown... more »
  • Hit-and-run accident ends horse race through town

    September 21, 2013 1:23 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - It was a hit-and-run accident where the offending party rode away on his horse. Opelousas police continue to investigate a Wednesday horse race through the center of this town of 16,000, reports The Daily World ( http://bit.ly/1adn4iC ). It ended with one rider racing through a... more »
  • Pizza delivery driver charged in deadly hit and run

    August 23, 2013 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a pizza delivery driver told them he was too busy with his phone to realize he hit someone with his truck last week, and charged him with negligent homicide. Investigators said Darius Shaw, 18, was making a delivery on Tiger Bend Road Aug.... more »
  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run fatal crash

    August 19, 2013 10:16 AM

    SCHRIEVER - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit and run vehicle as she walked on the shoulder of La. Highway 20 in Terrebonne Parish. State police say the driver was later arrested after she returned to the scene to turn herself in. Trooper Evan Harrell says 40-year-old... more »
  • Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

    August 13, 2013 12:03 PM

    HOUMA - State police say a dark-colored late-model Honda Accord is being sought in connection with the hit-and-run that left a Galliano man dead. The Courier reports 29-year-old Jay Curler was killed Aug. 2 when a passing car ran over him and kept going. The crash happened about 2 a.m.... more »
  • Hit and run kills pedestrian on Old Hammond Highway

    July 26, 2013 11:52 AM

    bATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash that took the life of a pedestrian last night on Old Hammond Highway just west of Blvd D'Province. The suspect was traveling westbound on Old Hammond Hwy and drove around another vehicle that was trying... more »
  • Hit and run driver turns himself in

    July 21, 2013 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man wanted for hitting a Baton Rouge police officer and another person with a car turned himself in Sunday, according to BRPD Lt. Don Kelly. Kelly says Ronald Byrd turned himself in and was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with... more »
  • Man wanted for hit and run that injured BRPD Officer

    July 20, 2013 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Ronald Byrd. He faces charges in connection with the hit and run crash that injured a Baton Rouge Police officer and civilian this morning. Byrd faces 2 counts of Felony Hit and Run, 4 counts of Misdemeanor Hit... more »
  • One arrested in deadly hit-and-run wreck

    July 17, 2013 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man this week in connection with a deadly hit-and-run wreck last month in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD investigators developed Devante Pugh, 20, of Baker as a suspect in the June 1 wreck and got a warrant for his arrest. Pugh... more »
  • 3 suspects arrested in police officer fatal hit-run

    July 9, 2013 11:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police have arrested three suspects in the hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a New Orleans police officer. Police booked 25-year-old Justin McKey with manslaughter and hit and run. Police say McKey was allegedly driving the 2013 Porsche Panamera that hit Officer Rodney Thomas on Sunday... more »
  • Crash report: victim was drunk, Sibley visiting woman

    July 8, 2013 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police interviewed two people who suggested Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley was en route to visit another woman the morning he was involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Their accounts are published in the officer's crash report from the wreck in the early morning hours... more »
  • New Orleans police officer killed in hit-and-run

    July 7, 2013 3:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An off-duty New Orleans police officer killed by a hit-and-run driver is being remembered as an exemplary officer who was liked and respected by his co-workers and by the people he served. Meanwhile, the Crimestoppers organization is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest... more »
  • Family: woman killed had cancer, search continues for runaway truck driver

    July 3, 2013 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 74-year-old woman who died in a car crash on I-12 Tuesday had stage four cancer her family said. Ethel Phillips was the passenger in a family-sized sedan hit by a dump truck on I-12 West near Airline. The sedan was knocked into the path of an... more »
  • 74-year-old dies from injuries in hit and run crash

    July 2, 2013 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 74-year-old woman died Tuesday, hours after she was hit by a runaway driver. Ethel Phillips was the passenger in a family-sized sedan hit by a dump truck on I-12 West near Airline. The sedan was knocked into the path of an 18-wheeler, and both vehicles crashed... more »
  • Police looking for dump truck in I-12 hit and run

    July 2, 2013 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the driver of a dump truck blamed for causing a lunchtime crash on I-12 that pinned the driver of a car under a semi. Police said a four-door family car was headed west on the interstate near Airline when it was hit by... more »
  • Breaux Bridge tow truck driver dies in hit-and-run

    June 30, 2013 5:59 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE, La. - Authorities say a Louisiana tow truck operator has died and a Texas man charged with vehicular homicide following an early morning hit-and-run crash on Interstate 10 near Breaux Bridge. The Advertiser reports that Louisiana State Police say the incident happened at 2:23 a.m. Sunday when 25-year-old... more »
  • Breaux Bridge man dies in hit-and-run crash

    June 24, 2013 9:00 AM

    BUTTE LA ROSE- State police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash La. Highway 3177 south of Interstate 10 which claimed the life of a 59-year-old Breaux Bridge man. Troopers say shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday the body of Aubrey Talley Jr. was found in the middle of Highway... more »
  • Driver surrenders in deadly hit and run overnight

    June 21, 2013 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman turned herself in today in connection with a deadly hit and run overnight in Baton Rouge. Officers booked Latisha Gant, 39, into the East Baton Rouge Parish prison on felony hit and run charges this afternoon. They said Gant hit a... more »
  • BRPD: Homeless man killed in hit-and-run

    June 21, 2013 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said a homeless man died after they were hit by an SUV which fled the scene in Baton Rouge overnight. Police said the 52-year-old man was crossing Greenwell Street near Quida Mae on foot around 9:35 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a white... more »
  • State Police investigating if Sibley had passenger Play Video

    June 19, 2013 6:22 PM

    ST. HELENA - Louisiana State Police are investigating if a passenger was riding with Malcolm Sibley when he crashed into a truck early Saturday morning. Cody Iasigi, 21, of Liberty, Miss., later died at a hospital from injuries sustained in the crash. Troopers said he and two others,... more »
  • Sibley claims he had reason for leaving deadly crash Play Video

    June 18, 2013 6:40 PM

    ALBANY - Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley has a specific reason why he left the scene of a crash where one man died, but he and his attorney are not explaining just yet. They said they won't do so until Louisiana State Police close their investigation, which... more »
  • LSP: Sibley not at fault in deadly crash Play Video

    June 17, 2013 6:26 PM

    ST. HELENA - A State Police spokesperson said the Livingston Parish School Board president who left the scene of a fatal crash is not at fault. Investigators took Malcolm Sibley's GMC truck to the State Police Crime Lab today to see if damages are consistent with the crash report... more »
  • School board president arrested in deadly hit and run

    June 16, 2013 8:15 PM

    GREENSBURG, Miss. - Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley was arrested Sunday morning after being tracked down by police for Saturday morning's fatal hit and run in St. Helena Parish. Sibley was identified as the driver of a truck that hit and killed 21-year old William Iasigi. ... more »
  • Police identify car involved in hit and run death

    June 4, 2013 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they've identified the type of car used in a deadly hit and run this weekend in Baton Rouge, and asked for the public's help finding its driver. Lt. Don Kelly said investigators believe a white 2008-2011 Dodge Challenger hit and killed Louise Hunter, 47,... more »
  • Suspect arrested in deadly hit and run

    June 4, 2013 10:19 AM

    ROBERT - State police have arrested a suspect in fatal hit and run accident near Robert. Trooper Nick Manale says 29-year-old Earl R. Swaggerty of Ponchatoula, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail Monday on a charge of felony hit and run driving. Troopers say Swaggerty was southbound on La.... more »
  • Driver flees after fatal moped crash

    May 27, 2013 9:59 AM

    ROBERT - Troopers are looking for the driver involved in a fatal crash involving a moped in Tangipahoa Parish. Troopers say the driver of a Toyota truck or SUV hit the moped, which had no headlights or taillights on, from behind on LA-445 around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. ... more »
  • Backhoe blamed for hit-and-run injury

    May 17, 2013 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Witnesses said a backhoe driver is to blame for a hit-and-run which sent a man to the hospital today in Baton Rouge. It happened on Sennette Street near Thomas Delpit in old south Baton Rouge just before 2 p.m. Witnesses told News 2 a man... more »
  • LSP looking for hit-and-run driver

    April 24, 2013 4:57 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Louisiana State Police asked for the public's help finding a hit-and-run driver who injured a man walking down the side of a road. Trooper Jared Sandifer said it happened in Livingston Parish around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night near the intersection of Linder Road and Clinton Allen... more »
  • Cyclist survives hit-and-run in Ascension Play Video

    March 21, 2013 10:32 PM

    PRAIREVILLE - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run involving a bicyclist. It happened Thursday morning around 6:30 in front of The Oak Grove Market on Hwy. 42. 26-year-old Lance Jasper was hit in the shoulder by the mirror of a 2011 White Ford... more »
  • Cyclist found in ditch by mail carrier Play Video

    March 19, 2013 5:55 PM

    GONZALES - State Police said a mail carrier found 49-year-old Frank J. Bercegeay in a ditch this morning. A bicycle lay next to Bercegeay who was found face-down, wearing a yellow reflective vest. Police believe the Prairieville man was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Ascension Parish. The... more »
  • LSP: Cyclist killed by hit-and-run driver

    March 19, 2013 12:01 PM

    GONZALES - State Police said a mail carrier found a bicycle rider today who'd been killed by a hit-and-run driver in Ascension Parish. Trooper Jared Sandifer said it happened on LA 934 east of LA 44, which is north of Gonzales. Sandifer said the cyclist was going east on... more »
  • Teen dies in overnight hit-and-run crash

    February 11, 2013 9:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State police say a pedestrian was killed overnight when a vehicle struck him along Burbank Dr. It happened just after 3 a.m. near the intersection of Burbank and Staring Lane. Troopers have identified the victim as 19-year-old Tyrone Davis of Baker. Troopers believe the... more »
  • Edgard man dies in hit-and-run accident

    February 8, 2013 10:12 AM

    ST. JOHN PARISH - Investigators need your help searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Edgard. State troopers say 47-year-old Darryl Gorden was walking along LA 18 Wednesday when an unidentified vehicle hit him. A passerby spotted his body Thursday afternoon and contacted authorities.... more »
  • Parents grieving son's death Play Video

    December 17, 2012 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The parents of the six-year-old-boy killed by a hit-and-run driver are asking that person to surrender to police. Kaleb Shavers was found on Highway 190 near Highway 415, nearly two miles away from where he disappeared. Shavers and his mother were at at party in... more »
  • Hit and run victim making progress Play Video

    November 14, 2012 6:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man injured in a hit-and-run two weeks ago near LSU is recovering, but the driver responsible has not been caught. Blake McKee was critically injured after the Alabama and LSU game when he was hit by a vehicle on Brightside Lane and Alvin Dark Ave.... more »
  • Community gathers for hit-and-run victim Play Video

    November 12, 2012 9:50 PM

    HAMMOND- Friends and family of a man who was run over after the LSU vs. Alabama game gathered to seek help from a higher power. A small crowd met at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, praying for Blake McKee's recovery and raising money for mounting hospital bills. McKee is in... more »
  • Troopers look for car damaged in fatal hit-and-run

    November 12, 2012 10:21 AM

    ROBERT, La. - Louisiana State Police are looking for a car damaged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 58-year-old bicyclist in Robert. The victim's name was being withheld until police can reach his family. Trooper Nick Manale said the man was from Hammond. Manale said the man was... more »
  • Family looking for hit and run driver, offering reward Play Video

    November 5, 2012 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a driver who hit a pedestrian and fled the scene near Tigerland. It happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday at Brightside Ln. and Alvin Dark Ave. At this time, 26-year-old Blake McKee is in critical condition. His family is searching for the... more »
  • Reaction to cyclist hit-and-run: "This keeps happening" Play Video

    October 17, 2012 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a hit and run driver who who ran over a cyclist in downtown Baton Rouge. It happened at Convention and North 19th Street. According to police, a silver 1990 or 1991 Volvo 740 struck the 26-year- old cyclist while they were riding... more »
  • BRPD investigates hit and run

    October 17, 2012 11:08 AM

    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... more »
  • Residents want safer streets after hit-and-run death Play Video

    October 1, 2012 5:53 PM

    GARDERE - State Police arrested a man from Baton Rouge they said left a cyclist lying in the road after he hit her with his vehicle, then fled the scene. Investigators arrested Darby Griffin, 49, in suspicion of DWI, hit and run, driving with a suspended license, obstruction of... more »
  • Teens struck by hit-and-run driver tell their story Play Video

    September 11, 2012 6:19 PM

    BAYOU SORREL - Two teen sisters struck by a hit-and-run driver are recovering in Iberville Parish tonight. Tyler Ganaway and her sister C'Leste were waiting for the school bus in Bayou Sorrel when they said a pickup knocked them off the side of the road. "He hit me... more »
  • Man accused of hitting kids with truck, leaving scene

    September 11, 2012 1:01 PM

    BAYOU SORREL - Sheriff's deputies in Iberville Parish arrested a man they said hit two children waiting for the bus this morning, then left the scene. Deputies arrested Mark Tullier, 52, in suspicion of hit and run, as well as driving under suspension, having expired plates and no insurance.... more »

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