HAMMOND, La. — Louisiana State Troopers are searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a bicyclist in Hammond.
The crash occurred around 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, on LA 1064 just east of North Oak Street as 39-year-old bicyclist was riding westbound on the grass/gravel side of the roadway. A vehicle was also going westbound on the road and traveled off the roadway, striking the bicyclist and ejecting him from the bike.
He was taken to an area hospital where he is in critical, but stable condition.
The vehicle then fled the scene. Troopers believe the vehicle is possibly a maroon Ford F-150. The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Louisiana State Troopers at 985-893-6250.