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New Orleans, LA (March 16, 2020) – Investigators from the New Orleans Police Department are searching for a driver who hit and killed a bicyclist late Monday night. The hit-and-run occurred at around 10:00 p.m. near the intersection of Haynes Boulevard and Paris Road.

According to NOPD, the bicyclist was riding their bike when an unidentified vehicle struck and killed them. The driver fled the scene of the accident before police arrived, and the bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The NOPD is still investigating the hit-and-run and the driver is currently wanted for murder. Anyone with information about the crash is urged to call lead Traffic Fatality Detective Danny Ellis at 504-658-6208.

This is the second fatal hit-and-run to happen in New Orleans on Monday. Earlier in the morning, a woman was intentionally hit after trying to break up a fight on Bourbon Street.

Sources: WWL, WVUE

Contact an Experienced New Orleans Personal Injury Attorney

Unfortunately, personal injury cases like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate them thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one to an accident like this, please contact one of our New Orleans personal injury attorneys at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. 

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