Scholar hit by SUV in Algiers, taken to hospital, NOPD says


A 15-year-old student was hit by an SUV at an Algiers intersection Thursday morning (Dec. 14), according to New Orleans police. The student was taken to a hospital to be treated.

According to NOPD, the student was hit by an SUV at the intersection of General Meyer Avenue and Ramsey Drive (map) at 7 a.m. There are several schools in the area and it wasn’t immediately clear if the injured teen is a student at one of them. 

NOPD spokesman Aaron Looney said the teen as of 7:50 a.m. was awake and breathing. He didn’t have any information about how seriously the teen was injured. 

He said the driver stopped after the crash, but didn’t say if he or she would face any charges. There was no more immediate information about the crash or how it happened.

The intersection was briefly closed after the crash but had reopened as of 7:45 a.m.

Check back for more details on this developing story.



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