Hit & Run at I-10 ramp at Causeway leaves man critical

State police seeking suspect vehicle

Chris Miller
August 09, 2018 - 1:45 pm

Louisiana State Police is asking for the public's help in identifying a hit-and-run vehicle that struck a man on the I-10 East collector road at Causeway Blvd. in Metairie. The pedestrian is in critical condition after being Wednesday around 10:30 p.m.

"Preliminary investigation revealed that 25 year-old Gordon Poydras was walking in or near the right lane of the collector road and was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene of the crash, said State Trooper Melissa Matey in a news release.

"Mr. Poydras, was transported to University Medical Center and remains in critical condition. Troopers collected evidence from the scene of the crash and determined that the vehicle is a 2012-2015 white Toyota Camry,"  like the one pictured here: 

Troopers say the vehicle will have significant damage to the right front bumper, headlight, fog light, and right wheel well.

State police ask anyone with information to call them at (504) 471-2775.

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