PACOIMA (CBSLA) — Officers were investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Pacoima Thursday night.
The crash happened at about 8:16 p.m. near the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Desmond Street.READ MORE: Chargers Running back Austin Ekeler Gives Back To The Community
Police said an SUV, described as red or burgundy in color, fatally struck the pedestrian and fled the scene.READ MORE: Carlos Santana Cancels Several December Shows After Undergoing Unspecified Heart Procedure
The car was last seen headed eastbound on the 188 Freeway from Glenoaks.MORE NEWS: MLB Owners Vote To Institute A Lockout After Failure To Agree To Terms With MLBPA
The suspected driver of the vehicle was arrested a short time later.