What:Announcing a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a hitand run driver.
Who: LAPD Central Traffic Division (CTD) Officers City Councilmember Eric Garcetti
Why: On June 9, 2005, 37-year-old Eric Van Rhein was struck and critically injured by a car while he was crossing Rowena Avenue at Herkimer Avenue. More than two months later he remains in a coma. Los Angeles City Councilmember Eric Garcetti has authorized a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver responsible for this crime. The suspect vehicle was a Silver 2002-2004 Toyota Corolla.
Additional: Anyone with information is asked to call Central Traffic Division Detective Michael Kaden at 213-972-1825 or 972-1837, during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (877-529-3855).