Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Valley Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a driver who critically injured a motorcyclist in Reseda.
On Thursday, August 25, 2011, around 8:45 p.m., a 1995 Suzuki motorcycle, driven by 28-year-old Joseph Frazier of Northridge, was travelling east on Ventura Boulevard and collided into a white Sport Utility Vehicle (possible Mitsubishi Montero) negotiating a left turn to southbound Wilbur Avenue in front of him. The SUV did not stop and continued southbound Wilbur Avenue without rendering aid or identifying himself/herself as required by law.
Frazier suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in critical condition. The hit-and-run driver and vehicle remain outstanding.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Detective Russell at 818-644-8028. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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.