Hit-and-Run Driver Wanted after Pedestrian Crash on Burlington Avenue
WESTLAKE, CA (February 7, 2020) – A 92-year-old man suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Burlington Avenue, Friday morning.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the incident happened at about 8:00 AM. A vehicle reportedly backed into a pedestrian between 8th Street and James M. Woods Boulevard. The impact of the collision knocked the pedestrian over.
A witness informed the driver that he had struck someone, but the vehicle drove off.
The victim suffered severe injuries and was transported to a hospital, where he remains in stable condition.
Police reported that the suspect is likely between 18 to 25 years old. Officers described the vehicle as a black 2004 Honda Accord with a California license plate of 6KXU181. However, the car’s registration is not up-to-date.
Anyone with additional information can call the LAPD at (877) 527-3247. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact (800) 222-8477. LAPD is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.
When involved in a crash, do not attempt to leave the scene. Report the incident and wait for the police. Strictly follow the rules of the road to ensure everyone’s safety.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash, be sure to reach out to the personal injury lawyers at Sweet James. With over 20 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your rights. Call us today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.
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