- Associated Press - Monday, January 16, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana state trooper was injured when his patrol car was involved in a hit-and-run accident.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune (https://bit.ly/2jXNOCq ) reports that the accident occurred Sunday afternoon in East Baton Rouge Parish. Troopers are asking for assistance in locating the driver of the car.

The driver rear-ended the trooper’s patrol car and another car. The trooper had minor injuries.

Based on witness descriptions, troopers believe that the suspect’s vehicle is a red or maroon Chrysler PT Cruiser or Chevrolet HHR and was being driven by a man. The vehicle should also have heavy front-end damage.

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