Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


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

Photo by ˜db˜ via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
We need to hear from you.
Today during our spring member drive, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership. Thank you.

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 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."

Most Read