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LAPD officials are asking for the public’s help to find a hit-and-run driver who left an 18-year-old severely injured in the Vermont Vista neighborhood of South Los Angeles the night of July 16.

According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred near the intersection of West Colden Avenue and South Figueroa Street. Continue reading →

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A man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run collision in Fullerton, which officials say may have also involved a suspected DUI driver.

According to a KTLA news report, the fatal crash occurred early on the morning of July 8. Officers responded to near the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Orangethorpe Avenue to a call of a person down in the eastbound lanes of Orangethorpe. Continue reading →

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A man in his late 20s was struck and killed in a hit-and-run collision the morning of July 1 on La Cienega Boulevard near the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles. According to a City News Service report, the crash was reported on La Cienega at Imperial Highway. Police said the man was crossing La Cienega when he was struck by a vehicle that was southbound. The driver did not stop and kept going, officials said.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a white recreational vehicle or camper, police said. No driver description was available. Anyone with information about the hit-and-run driver or the vehicle is asked to contact West Traffic Division detectives at 213-473-0234. The investigation is ongoing. Continue reading →

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Authorities are looking for a hit-and-run driver who they say fatally struck a security guard at a Long Beach housing complex. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred the afternoon of June 12 near the entrance to the Century Villages at Cabrillo housing community on the 2000 block of San Gabriel Avenue. The victim was identified as 54-year-old Derrick Smith. Continue reading →

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A hit and run driver left three girls dead and one other child hospitalized and then fled the scene with the car’s passenger. Sandra Mizer, 13, Willow Sanchez, 11, and Daytona Bronas, 12, were all killed in the fatal crash.

According to a report on NBC Los Angeles, the girls were involved in an accident when a vehicle struck them as they were walking along the northbound lane of Camp Rock Road. They were pronounced dead at the scene. Natalie Coe, 14, survived but has been hospitalized in an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to her mother. Continue reading →

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Spechelle Pope, 28, a mother of four young children, and 37-year-old Lesther Deleon, a rideshare driver taking her to the grocery store, were killed in a Palmdale car crash, which officials say involved a hit-and-run driver who was also racing on a public roadway at the time. According to reports on CBS and KTLA, the two-vehicle crash occurred early morning on June 9 on Rancho Vista Boulevard near 11th Street West next to the Antelope Valley Mall. Continue reading →

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A woman was critically injured in an El Monte pedestrian accident, which officials say was caused by a hit-and-run driver who may have been intoxicated at the time. According to a KTLA news report, the major injury collision occurred the afternoon of June 2 in the 4300 block of Cypress Avenue.

Responding police officers found a woman who had suffered serious injuries after being struck. She was hospitalized and later listed in critical but stable condition. Continue reading →

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LAPD officials are circulating video of a hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles that left a bicyclist in critical condition, and are asking for the public’s help to identify the driver.

According to a report on MyNewsLA.com, the collision occurred the evening of May 10 when the driver of a maroon Kia Optima traveling east on Florence Avenue turned right onto Flower Street and struck a man riding his bicycle in the crosswalk. Continue reading →

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The Los Angeles Police Department has released surveillance video of a van being sought in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a 15-year-old boy severely injured in Los Feliz. According to a KTLA news report, the teen was struck while crossing southbound on Prospect Avenue at Talmadge Avenue the night of April 28. Continue reading →

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A 35-year-old man died after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers in South Los Angeles. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred early morning on April 12 near the intersection of Main and 70th streets in the Florence neighborhood. A light-colored, two-door car heading south crashed into a pedestrian who was in the southbound lanes of Main Street. The impact caused the pedestrian to be catapulted into the air and land on the northbound lanes of Main Street. Continue reading →

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