Jose Artega Injured in Hit-and-Run on Central Avenue at 67th Street [Los Angeles, CA]
Jose Artega Critical after Los Angeles Hit-and-Run on Central Avenue
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 18, 2019) — 39-year-old Jose Artega suffered critical injuries following a hit-and-run in South Los Angeles Friday night.
According to the Los Angeles police, a car struck Artega at about 11:30 p.m. He was crossing Central Avenue at 67th Street at the time. The driver of the car did not stop and render aid after the collision.
The police are now trying to locate the Artega’s relatives. At the same time, they are also seeking the public’s help to locate the hit-and-run driver and vehicle.
The investigators said the hit-and-run vehicle may be a four-door, black or dark blue Kia. It was headed southbound when it struck Artega.
Anyone with information about the case can call the LAPD at 877-527-3247. Anonymous tips are also welcome. Contact the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
Los Angeles offers a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture and conviction of drivers involved in injury hit-and-run crashes.
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