Sun Valley: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley 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 that severely injured 52-year-old Keith Jackson, a resident of Burbank.
On Saturday, December 9, 2017, around 2:25 p.m., Mr. Jackson was riding his bicycle eastbound on La Tuna Canyon Road, just west of the 210 freeway. The driver of a newer model black Mazda CX5 was also travelling eastbound on La Tuna Canyon Road. The driver struck Mr. Jackson then fled the scene without identifying themselves, and did not render aid to the victim as required by law. Mr. Jackson suffered severe injuries as a result of the collision. The car is likely to have damage to the right front passenger’s side.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported Mr. Jackson to a local hospital where he is currently in stable condition.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Officer Takishita (818-644-8116) or Detective III William Bustos (818-644-8021), Valley Traffic Division. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters can also visit www.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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.