BRPD looking for suspect in deadly hit and run crash on Scenic Highway

BATON ROUGE, LA (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Baton Rouge Police are looking for the driver of GMC Yukon responsible for a deadly hit and run in 1600 block of Scenic Highway around 2:00 A.M. Saturday. 

The crash also involved a 2006 Honda Accord. Police said the driver of the Honda made a left turn from Bay Street onto Scenic Highway. The Honda was then struck by the GMC, and the driver of the SUV fled the scene. Police later found the GMC abandoned near the intersection of 17th and Foss Street. 

The driver of the Honda, 20-year-old Caleb Wilson, died from his injuries at a local hospital. Investigators suspect impairment and speed to be a factor in this crash. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 (STOP).  

 

Don't Miss

  • Storm Preparedness Kit Giveaway
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Your Local Election Headquarters

    Your Local Election Headquarters

    The latest in Louisiana politics.

    Read More ยป
  • Money Talks
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Cooking with the Sclafani Brothers
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • iPledgeLA
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • WVLA Local 33 News

  • WGMB Fox 44

  • WVLA Local 33 News

  • WGMB Fox44 Baton Rouge

  • BR Proud Mobile App