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News Release

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Fatal Hit & Run Vehicle vs. Pedestrian in a wheel chair NR16302ti

Los Angeles: A Hit and Run Fatal Traffic Collision occurred on Burbank Boulevard at Bonner Avenue.

On Tuesday September 27, 2016, around 3:30 a.m., a Vehicle vs. Pedestrian in a wheel chair, hit and run traffic collision occurred in North Hollywood. A 72-year-old, female resident of North Hollywood was crossing Burbank Boulevard northbound in her wheel chair when a white 2010-2013, Ford Transit Van traveling eastbound on Burbank Boulevard, collided with the left side of the wheel chair and the female.

The female was seriously injured as a result of the collision and was transported to a local hospital by the Los Angeles Fire Department. The female died as a result of her injuries.

The hit and run driver and vehicle remain outstanding.

Notification to next of kin is pending.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Investigator Fredo, (818) 644-8037, or Detective III William Bustos at (818) 644-8021. 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompt.