Bicyclist Killed, Driver Flees and is Arrested NA15125jr

June 29, 2015

What: A press conference detailing the death of a bicyclist by a hit and run driver on June 26, 2015. The driver was subsequently arrested.

When: Friday, June 26, 2015 2 p.m.

Where: Central Traffic Division Headquarters 251 East 6th Street Los Angeles, California 90014

Who: LAPD Captain Ann Young, Commanding Officer Central Traffic Division LAPD Central Traffic Detective Johnny Meneses LAPD Central Traffic Division Personnel

Why: The City of Los Angeles and the LAPD are aggressively pursuing individuals who commit crimes with automobiles and then flee the scene. City officials are encouraging drivers to remain at the scene of an accident and to render aid if possible. Detectives at this press conference will be explaining the circumstances of this crime, the ramifications of leaving the scene of an accident and promoting safe driving procedures.

Contact: For further information contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Media Relations at (213) 486-5910.