CRIME

Vehicle sought in Livingston Parish hit-and-run (Update)

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Thanks to the efforts of an observant motorist, Troopers were able to make an arrest in the hit-and-run crash which caused serious injuries to a pedestrian. Through investigative efforts, Troopers were able to locate the vehicle (which was missing a passenger side mirror) and the registered owner. As a result of the investigation, Troopers arrested 41 year old Christine M. Bradley of Denham Springs. Bradley was placed under arrest for felony hit-and-run and booked into the Livingston Parish Prison.

Troopers wish to remind motorists that they may report roadway emergencies or any impaired/aggressive drivers by dialing *LSP (*577) from their cellular phone.

Denham Springs – On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 shortly after 9:30 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 1025 (Arnold Rd.) near the intersection of Linder Rd. and Clinton Allen Rd. in Livingston Parish.

The initial investigation by State Police revealed that 22 year old Denham Springs resident David Vidrine was walking along on the shoulder of Arnold Rd. when he was struck and seriously injured by an unknown eastbound vehicle. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop at the scene, and continued traveling east on Arnold Rd. The vehicle was last seen traveling east on Arnold Rd. past Dunn Rd. towards LA Hwy 447 (Walker Road North).

Troopers believe that the vehicle may be either a small white SUV style vehicle or a white passenger car. The vehicle will possibly be missing the passenger side rearview mirror, and have may have slight damage to the passenger side. This incident remains under investigation, and Troopers urge anyone with any information to please contact Louisiana State Police Troop A (225-754-8500) or their local law enforcement agency.