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: 3 Children Stabbed To Death In Reseda Apartment; Mother Captured In Central California After Going On The Run
Police said an SUV, described as red or burgundy in color, fatally struck the pedestrian and fled the scene.READ MORE: Man in Riverside Barricades Himself Against Police After Shooting His Wife
The car was last seen headed eastbound on the 188 Freeway from Glenoaks.MORE NEWS: Couple Reunited With Lost GoPro Camera After Four Years, Thanks To TikTok Users
The suspected driver of the vehicle was arrested a short time later.