Vehicle sought in hit and run that left man in critical condition

Updated: Aug. 9, 2018 at 1:43 PM CDT
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JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A New Orleans man is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night in Jefferson Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.

The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. on the I-10 east collector road at Causeway Boulevard.

Police say 25 year-old Gordon Poydras was walking in or near the exit and on ramps and was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene of the crash.

He 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.

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

Troopers are asking anyone with information relating to the crash or the whereabouts of the hit and run vehicle to call Louisiana State Police Troop B at 504.471.2775.

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