Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Hit & Run Driver Sought After Seriously Injuring Man in Crosswalk NR11370krLos Angeles: A 68-year-old man was critically injured while walking in a crosswalk after being struck by a sports utility vehicle. The driver never stopped.
On the evening of Sunday, July 31, 2011, at about 8:20 p.m., a motorist in a black 1990 Ford Expedition traveling northbound on Western Avenue struck the victim who was walking in the crosswalk northbound on 48th Street. The motorist failed to stop to render aid or identify themselves as required by law.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries that include two collapsed lungs, multiple broken ribs and head trauma.