Motorcyclist in Critical Condition after a Hit and Run Accident

August 27, 2001

Valley: On Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at approximately 9:35 p.m., a hit and run traffic collision occurred at the intersection of Winnetka Avenue and Lanark Street. The victim, a male White, 33 years of age was riding his red, 1999 Yamaha motorcycle southbound Winnetka Avenue. The victim collided with a newer white Ford Pick-up truck with a white camper shell, which made a left turn in front of him. The driver of the truck failed to stop at the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition.

Anyone with information on the involved vehicle or the identity of the driver, is asked to please contact Officer Heacock, Valley Traffic Division Detectives at 818-756-8391.

This press release was prepared by Officer La Donna Cissell, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.