Authorities have been persevering with to go looking Sunday for 2 separate drivers who struck and killed an 87-year-old man in Westlake this weekend earlier than fleeing the scene.
The person, whom authorities recognized as Chan Wook Park, was crossing eighth Avenue west of Westmoreland Avenue about four a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a white BMW sedan touring east on eighth Avenue, Los Angeles police stated.
The motive force stopped and was informed to stay on the scene by a number of witnesses, however he received again into his automobile and fled, based on investigators.
A white Honda Accord then struck Park as he was mendacity on the bottom and didn’t cease, police stated. Park was taken to a hospital, the place he died from his accidents.
Police described the BMW driver as a person between 5 toes 7 and 5 toes 9, final seen driving a four-door sedan. No description of the Honda driver was accessible.
Anybody with info was requested to contact LAPD West Visitors Detectives at (213) 473-0234, or to name (877) LAPD-247. A reward of as much as $50,000 is on the market for individuals who present info resulting in the arrest and conviction of a suspect concerned in a hit-and-run, police stated.
Police stated in a press release that drivers who’re concerned in a collision ought to pull over, cease, notify emergency companies and stay on the scene, and that witnesses ought to doc the license plate numbers of automobiles concerned in crashes.
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