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News Release

Monday, August 10, 2020

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Severe Injury Hit and Run Traffic Collision in Northeast Area NR20190wc

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Central Traffic detectives are requesting the public's help in identifying felony hit and run suspects.

On August 3rd, 2020, around 10:00 p.m., the victim crossed the roadway northbound on York Boulevard at Munson Avenue in an unmarked crosswalk. As the victim crossed the roadway, a motorcycle traveling westbound on York Boulevard collided with the victim. The motorcyclist fled the scene without stopping to identify themselves or render aid.

Citizens rendered aid to the victim as he laid injured on the roadway. While waiting for paramedics, a second vehicle traveling westbound on York Boulevard collided with the victim as he laid on the roadway. The second driver also fled the scene without stopping to identify themselves or render aid to the victim.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital. The victim is a 65-year-old Los Angeles resident and is in stable condition.

The first suspect is described as wearing a green helmet riding a green motorcycle. Currently, there is no information regarding the second suspect or vehicle.

Video of the traffic collision can be viewed on Central Traffic's Twitter page: @LAPDCTD24.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Detective Juan Campos, Central Traffic Division at 213-833-3713 or Central Traffic Watch Commander at 213-486-3713. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu.Tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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