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JPSO motorcycle deputy injured in hit-&-run crash, police search for driver

Police say the deputy was treated for "moderate injuries" at a local hospital.
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METAIRIE, La. — Police are searching for someone they believe hit a motorcycle deputy with their car on Tuesday.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, a JPSO motorcycle deputy was hit by a car on Airline Highway near Ferris Place on May 10 around 6 p.m.

Police say the driver drove away from the scene after hitting the deputy.

Upon further look at video, the original suspected car, a champagne-colored Toyota Camry, is no longer considered the suspected vehicle. 

Police say the deputy was treated for "moderate injuries" at a local hospital.

Anyone with information on the vehicle, identity of the driver or location of the vehicle is asked to call our Traffic Division at 504-598-5880, or contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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