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Hit & Run Suspect Hits the Road By Hopping on the Bus

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A Downtown collision yesterday ended with the suspect fleeing the scene, only he didn't do it in his car, and he didn't do it on foot. Following a crash between a vehicle heading west on Seventh Street and one heading south on Alvarado, the driver of the westbound car took off...by hopping on the bus, according to the Daily Breeze.The accident took place around 5:35 Sunday morning. A witness reported seeing the driver of the vehicle get on the bus, say the LAPD. While drivers implicated in collisions do often hit and run, says Officer Gregory Hoyt of the Central Traffic Division, this method of escape was unusual: "It happens. We do have hit-and-runs. They do run away. They just don't get on a bus."