Police searching for driver who struck, injured 4-year-old in hit-and-run

St. Charles Parish police are searching for a vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run incident Sunday in which a 4-year-old child was struck and seriously injured. 

 The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find the perpetrator. 

The incident occurred Sunday night. Deputies responded at approximately 9:48 p.m. in the 600 block of Paul Fredrick Street in Luling. Deputies learned that an unknown make or model dark colored 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. 


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