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Lafayette man arrested in hit and run crash

State Police
Posted at 3:19 PM, Mar 10, 2022

A Lafayette man has been booked in connection with a hit-and-run crash that happened Tuesday night.

Vontrayal Lopez Leday, 40, was booked Wednesday night with hit and run driving. He posted $25,000 bond and was released records show.

The crash happened about 11:15 p.m. on La. 723 near Albarado Road, state police say. Both the pickup Leday was driving and the bicyclist were both traveling southbound at the time of the crash.

State Police say they used area surveillance video to determine that Leday allegedly hit the bicyclist before driving from the scene.

The victim, a 57-year-old man, was injured and is in critical condition in a local hospital, his family says.