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Pedestrian left seriously injured following crash in Vermilion Parish; vehicle flees scene

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Posted at 2:58 PM, Jul 11, 2020

Louisiana State Police are seeking information on a pedestrian involved crash that left the victim in serious condition.

Troopers say that shortly before 4:30 a.m. on July 10, 2020, they were notified of a crash involving a pedestrian on LA Hwy 82 near Lucie St in Vermilion Parish.

An investigation revealed a pedestrian was standing in center of LA 82, just north of the Perry Bridge, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. After striking the pedestrian, the unknown vehicle then continued on and allegedly fled the scene.

According to State Police, the pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Impairment is unknown and standard toxicology tests are pending.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to call Troop I at (337) 262-5880.

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