Hit and Run Fatal Involving a Pedestrian NR18277gk

November 2, 2018

Los Angeles: Detectives from the
Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division are asking
for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead
to the identification and arrest of the suspect involved in a hit
and run collision.

On October 26, 2018, around 6:58 p.m., a hit and run traffic
collision occurred on West Adams Boulevard at the intersection of
Burnside Avenue. The victim was crossing West Adams Boulevard,
walking south, when he was struck by the suspect’s vehicle
travelling east on Adams Boulevard.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and identify or render aid
to the victim.

After the pedestrian was struck by the suspect’s vehicle, he was
struck again by a second vehicle going east on Adams Boulevard. The
second driver stayed at the scene of the collision and cooperated
with the investigation.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported the victim
to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The hit and run vehicle is described as a medium to full size

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles
Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust
Fund. A reward of up to $25,000 is available to community members
who provide information leading to the offender’s identification,
apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Traffic Division
Detectives during business hours at 323) 421-2500 from 7:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After hours please contact South
Traffic. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to
www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org,
and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime
Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also
download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA
Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.