Fatal Hit & Run Vehicle vs. Pedestrian in a wheel chair NR16302ti

September 27, 2016

Los Angeles: A Hit and Run
Fatal Traffic Collision occurred on Burbank Boulevard at Bonner

On Tuesday September 27, 2016, around 3:30 a.m., a Vehicle vs.
Pedestrian in a wheel chair, hit and run traffic collision occurred
in North Hollywood. A 72-year-old, female resident of North
Hollywood was crossing Burbank Boulevard northbound in her wheel
chair when a white 2010-2013, Ford Transit Van traveling eastbound
on Burbank Boulevard, collided with the left side of the wheel
chair and the female.

The female was seriously injured as a result of the collision and
was transported to a local hospital by the Los Angeles Fire
Department. The female died as a result of her injuries.

The hit and run driver and vehicle remain outstanding.

Notification to next of kin is pending.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact
Valley Traffic Division Investigator Fredo, (818) 644-8037, or
Detective III William Bustos at (818) 644-8021. During non-business
hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call
Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also
contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637
(C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages
should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to
LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompt.