WINNETKA (CBSLA.com) – Authorities are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a motorcyclist in Winnetka Tuesday night and then fled.
At about 8:30 p.m., a black sedan was turning left onto Oakdale Avenue from Sherman Way when it collided into a motorcycle, the Los Angeles Police Department reports.READ MORE: LAPD Officer Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Deceased Woman's Body To Stand Trial On Felony Charge
The impact sent the motorcycle careening into a parked van. The driver of the car stopped briefly and then left the scene without rendering aid to the motorcyclist, police said.READ MORE: Dodgers On Brink Of Elimination After Braves Rough Up Urías, Dominate In Game 4
The motorcyclist was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he died from his injuries, police said. His name was not released.
He was described as Armenian or Hispanic and in his late 20s or early 30s. He may have been driving a black BMW with tinted windows and dark rims.MORE NEWS: Disappointed Dodgers Fans React To 9-2 Loss In Game 4 Of NLCS
Anyone with information on his identity should call police at 818-644-8034 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.