Woman critical after ATV hit-and-run on Claiborne

Source: YouTube
Source: YouTube

New Orleans police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that let a woman in critical condition and was caught on surveillance video.

The videos can be viewed here and here. The first video shows the actual accident; the second shows a female person of interest.

The accident happened July 27 just before midnight at the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Columbus Street.

Police said a black male and female were traveling on an ATV at a high rate of speed on North Claiborne when the driver lost control of the ATV and struck the victim and a parked vehicle. The ATV flipped several times, ejecting the driver and his passenger onto the roadway. Both walked away from the wreckage and never returned.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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