Saturday, August 30, 2008
Hit and Run Driver SoughtLos Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a Hit and Run driver.
On August 30, 2008, at about 1:30 a.m., a 30-year-old man was riding his BMX bicycle westbound on 31st Street at Griffith Street when he was struck by a dark vehicle, possibly a Toyota traveling southbound on Griffith Street. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without identifying him/herself and without rendering aid to the victim.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
The name of the victim a male adult is being withheld until his family has been notified.
Anyone with information about the vehicle, or was a witness to the accident is asked to contact Central Traffic Division, Detective Josephine Mapson at 213-972-1825 or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-972-1853. During weekends and off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).