Sheriff: Driver who crashed truck into St. Tammany deputy's vehicle turns self in
ST. TAMMANY PARISH - A man turned himself in to deputies Saturday after crashing his pickup truck into a patrol unit on I-59 Wednesday.
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. when deputies were assisting State Police at a deadly crash on I-59 North.
Deputies said a dark-colored Nissan Frontier sideswiped a fully-marked sheriff's office patrol unit and fled the scene.
Saturday, the sheriff's office said Christopher Lozier Jr., 30, of Mississippi turned himself in, admitting he was the driver in the crash.
Lozier will be booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center and faces a charge of hit and run.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Baton Rouge murder suspect reportedly killed himself during shootout with police in...
St. James residents busy building bonfires for Christmas Eve celebration
Dip in road repaired after call from 2 On Your Side; permanent...
Federal judge refuses to throw out employees' lawsuit against disgraced Louisiana contractor
Family of Da'Ja Davis left with more questions than answers after her...