Troopers seek driver that seriously injured Geismar man in Ascension Parish hit and run

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Shortly after 4:00 a.m. this morning, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A were contacted to investigate a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian on LA 74 east of LA 73 in Ascension Parish. The crash left a 24 year old Geismar man seriously injured.

The initial investigation leads Troopers to believe that the crash occurred between 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. on December 4, 2017. The pedestrian was walking across the LA 74 overpass at Interstate 10 when he was struck by a passing vehicle.

Troopers are now asking for your assistance in locating the hit and run vehicle and driver. Troopers urge anyone with any information regarding this crash to contact Louisiana State Police Troop A at 225-754-8500.

Contributed by S/T Bryan Lee