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News Release

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Media Relations

Hit & Run Ambulance Driver Sought

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian and left the scene.

On March 26, 2009, early in the morning, a fatal traffic accident occurred in the 1600 block of N. Vermont Avenue.   

A witness described David Ronald Bork, as a 45-year-old resident of Los Angeles who was sleeping in the rear driveway of a business when a possible private ambulance struck him.  The unknown private ambulance driver, along with a passenger, left the scene of the accident without identifying themselves or rendering aid to Bork.

Bork received extensive head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Los Angeles Police Department Central Traffic Division detectives are handling the investigation.  Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact Detective M. Kaden at 213-972-1853.  During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).  Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD.”  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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