SCSO seeks help regarding the hit and run of a 4-year-old

Published 3:57 pm Monday, July 5, 2021

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Sheriff Champagne is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle and the driver from a Hit-and-Run that occurred on July 4, 2021.
On July 4, 2021 at approximately 9:48 p.m., deputies responded to a hit-and-run that occurred in the 600 block of Paul Fredrick Street located in Luling, Louisiana. During the investigation deputies learned that an unknown make or model dark colored sports utility vehicle (suv) traveling at a high rate of speed struck a 4-year-old child that was in the roadway. The driver initially stopped, but fled the scene in the vehicle moments after. The driver was described as a black male with dreadlocks.
The 4-year-old juvenile sustained severe injuries and is currently under observation at a local area hospital.
If anyone has information about this incident, they are urged to contact Corporal Bobby McNulty at (985) 783-6807 of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division.
Anyone with information regarding this incident may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-903-STOP. Citizens do not have to give their name nor testify and could receive up to $2,500.