Hit and Run Leaves a Motorcyclist Dead NR18028ml

January 26, 2018

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department South Traffic Division detectives 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 that killed a male adult motorcyclist.

On January 15, 2018 around 2:42 p.m., a fatal hit and run collision
occurred on Arlington Avenue and 54th Street. The investigation
revealed that the suspect’s vehicle was traveling northbound
Arlington Avenue and the motorcycle was traveling southbound
Arlington Avenue.

The vehicle made a left turn westbound and collided with the
motorcycle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without
identifying themselves and did not render aid to the victim as
required by law.

Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and transported
the victim to a local hospital where he died as a result of his
injuries. The victim is identified as Bruno Commereuc 52-year-old
of Los Angeles. There is no suspect description. The hit and run
vehicle is a described as a silver Nissan 350 Z newer model missing
part of the right front bumper.

On April15, 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 $50,000 is available to community members
who provide information leading to the offender’s identification
apprehension and conviction.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact
LAPD South Traffic Division detectives at (213) 421-2577. 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 prompts.