Hit And Run
A 55-year-old man walked into a Glendale police station Saturday night and surrendered in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that killed a 4-year-old girl the day before.
The little girl, now identified as Violeta Katchatorian, was in her family’s front yard — with her parents — when she ran out into the street and between two parked cars.
“He was in really bad shape,” the witness said, “I’ve never seen anything like it.”
A $50,000 reward was announced Wednesday for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted for a fatal hit-and-run.
A new video posted on a social media website may reveal that the 21-year-old man who turned himself in was not actually the driver in a deadly crash.
Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a pickup truck that struck and killed a woman Friday night in North Hollywood.
Authorities say a woman has died after being struck by a vehicle in North Hollywood.
The Los Angeles City Council was expected Friday to hear a plan to increase penalties for deadly street racing and hit-and-run crashes.
Authorities have identified and impounded a party bus investigators suspect was involved in a hit-and-run in Norwalk.
LAPD officers were in pursuit of the vehicle when the driver committed a hit-and-run felony at Nordoff and Corbin shortly after 5 p.m. Monday, according to a department spokesperson.
The victim was dragged by the vehicle for over two hundred feet and suffered major injuries.
Police sought the public’s help Saturday in locating the hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck a California Highway Patrol cruiser, which caught on fire.
Magdalena McAdams says her husband, Chris, was riding his now mangled bike shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday when he was hit and the driver took off.
The family of an 11-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver while walking to school in Upland is now helping protect the lives of other children.
The system will use existing technology platforms such as Nixle, Twitter and Facebook to broadcast to communities in the event of a fatal hit-and-run incident.