FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. Wayne McInnis
Office: (504) 712-2234
Date: April 27, 2011
POLICE SEEK ASSISTING IN IDENTFYING
DRIVER OF HIT AND RUN VEHICLE
April 25, 2011 at approximately 6:17 P.M., a Hispanic male was
operating a green expedition or explorer in the 2600 Blk. of
Huntsville Street in Kenner.
The vehicle struck and rolled over a 3 year old child. The
vehicle fled the scene and was last seen on
traveling northbound. The child received moderate injuries in
were able to obtain a name of the driver, Salvador Martinez. Mr.
Martinez is believed to be a native of Mexico.
Investigating officers located a local construction company
where Mr. Martinez was working as a day laborer. The
construction company was able to supply a photo of Mr. Martinez
used for a company ID. However the company claims to have no
other documents on Mr. Martinez.
Numerous checks have failed to locate any
additional information for Mr. Martinez.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning
this incident, to call the Kenner Police Department or Officer
Patrick Gallagher at (504) 712-2257 or CrimeStoppers at (504)