Los Angeles: On Thursday, January 2, 2003, at approximately 11:58 A.M. a traffic collision occurred at Flower Street and Wilshire Boulevard.
A 47 year-old male, Black, driving a 2001, silver Saturn was traveling eastbound on Wilshire Boulevard approaching Flower Street, for an unknown reason he lost control of his vehicle and clipped another vehicle just prior to colliding with a lamp standard.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The clipped vehicle failed to stop at the scene and was described only as a black vehicle.
The identification of the 47 year-old man is pending notification of his family.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Traffic Detectives at 213-485-3111. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk,
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Grace Brady, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.