LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities circulated security video Friday of a pickup truck that plowed into a bicyclist in an East Los Angeles crosswalk and never stopped.
The 40-year-old bicyclist suffered a major head injury at about 9:15 p.m. Monday at Arizona Avenue and Olympic Boulevard and was taken to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, California Highway Patrol officials said.READ MORE: Laugh Factory Hosts 'Remember Pearl Harbor' Fundraiser
Authorities say the driver of the Toyota had failed to stop for a red light and turned right onto westbound Olympic Boulevard, colliding with the bicyclist and continuing on without stopping.READ MORE: Long Beach Confirms First Case Of Omicron; Patient Had Recently Traveled Internationally
The truck was described as a white, mid-1980s Toyota pickup with an extended cab, a metal rack and black graphics along the sides. No description was released of the driver.
Anyone with information on the crash can call CHP Officer Doris Peniche of the East Los Angeles Area office at (323) 980-4600 or the Traffic Management Center at (323) 259-2010 after business hours.MORE NEWS: Police: Mark Shell Fired Shotgun At Teens Who Threw Water Balloons At His Pickup Truck In Ridgecrest