Police Chase Ends with Pedestrian Fatally Injured
Around 2:15 p.m., an LAPD police pursuit ended after a fleeing suspect vehicle struck a pedestrian and another vehicle. The suspect who was being pursued either for a stolen vehicle or DUI was arrested along with a passenger that was earlier let out during the chase. A man in his forties was in a crosswalk on the 2300 block of Griffin Ave near Broadway in the Lincoln Heights area when he was hit. He was last listed in critical condition according to Fire Department officials (Update 4:30 p.m.: KCAL9 News reported that he later died). A woman in her 30s who was driving a vehicle that got hit by the suspect car was also transported to the hospital in minor condition. In July, two pedestrians died when a suspect vehicle hit them during a police chase in Hollywood.