Articles about “hit-and-run”

Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Fatally Struck 70-Year-Old Nun

Sister Raquel Diaz was struck on December 13 near her Boyle Heights church and died on Sunday.

Nurse Devastated To Identify The Victim Of A Fatal Hit-And-Run As Her Brother

A nurse working in the E.R. at a Mission Viejo hospital was devastated to learn the victim of a fatal hit-and-run was her younger brother.

Suspected Fatal Hit-And-Run Driver Returns To Scene With Mom And Arrested

The suspected driver in a fatal hit-and-run was arrested after returning to the scene of the crash with his mom.

Suspected Fatal Hit-And-Run Driver Returns To Scene With Mom And Arrested

The suspected driver in a fatal hit-and-run was arrested after returning to the scene of the crash with his mom.

30-Year Old Mother Of Two Killed In Hit-And-Run

A 30-year old mother of two died on Saturday night after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, and family members are pleading for anyone with information to come forward.

30-Year Old Mother Of Two Killed In Hit-And-Run

A 30-year old mother of two died on Saturday night after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, and family members are pleading for anyone with information to come forward.

Two Skateboarding Teens Injured, One Critically, In Echo Park Hit-And-Run

Two skateboarding teenagers were injured, one of them critically, after a hit-and-run in Echo Park.

4-Year Old Girl Killed In Front Of Her Home By Hit-And-Run Driver

A four-year old girl in Glendale was killed in a hit-and-run when she ran into the street in front of her home. The impact threw the girl 40 feet in the air.

Driver Pauses At Crosswalk Before Ramming Into Family, Killing Dog

The driver struck all three family members and killed the their 7-year-old Boston terrier.

Hit-And-Run Crashes Involving Bicyclists In Los Angeles Have Risen Dramatically

"If you wanted to murder someone, it would almost be better to just hit them with your car."

LAPD Steps Up Traffic Enforcement For 2014

Take note, Angelenos: the LAPD is putting a greater emphasis on traffic this year.

Good Samaritan Chases Down Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run

A suspected hit-and-run driver is in custody today, partly thanks to a Good Samaritan, who chased down the man, who fled on foot.

California Has A New Law Making It Easier To Go After Hit-and-Run Drivers

Local Assemblyman Mike Gatto's bill to increase the statute of limitations to six years was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday.

Lawmakers Seek Stiffer Penalties For Hit-And-Runs

With the epidemic of hit-and-runs in the Los Angeles area showing no signs of slowing, several lawmakers are trying to increase penalties to drivers.

Fatal Hit-And-Run In Encino, Black SUV Sought [UPDATED]

A driver who struck a pedestrian in the middle of Ventura Boulevard likely wouldn't have been at fault if he or she had simply stopped. Now, however, that person is facing felony hit-and-run charges.

Second Hit-And-Run This Week In Glendale Leaves 3 Elderly Women Hospitalized

Two hit-and-runs in one week in Glendale have left three elderly women hospitalized.

Gang Member Suspect In Fatal Hit-And-Run Turns Himself In

A man who was a suspect in a hit-and-run that killed two men in Santa Ana turned himself in this morning and was booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter.

Mercedes Driver Fatally Hits Man in Studio City, Carries Him 100 Yards, Flees The Scene

Police told City News Service that the victim was likely drunk when he tried to cross Ventura Boulevard far from any crosswalk. A white Mercedes heading eastbound struck the man near Fairway Avenue and carried him 100 yards before fleeing the scene.

'Smiling' Driver Kills 1, Injures 11 After Plowing Through Crowded Venice Boardwalk

One person was killed, and 11 others were injured when a driver sped through the crowded Venice Boardwalk last night. The driver fled the scene, but a man matching the description of the driver later turned himself into police.

Malibu Hit-And-Run: Woman And Her Grandson Hospitalized

Deputies are looking for the driver who hit a 3-year-old boy and his grandmother Friday night on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu and then fled the scene.

Limo Chasing Hit-And-Run Driver Allegedly Ran Red Light, Causing Crash That Killed 1 Man

A man was killed today after a limo driver chasing a hit-and-run driver ended up getting into a second accident in a Van Nuys intersection. It appears that the limo driver ran a red light, but the investigation was ongoing, police said.

Country Star Charged With Hit-And-Run On 405 Freeway

Country singer Emmylou Harris has been charged with a hit-and-run after allegedly crashing into a car on the 405 freeway before fleeing the scene back in October. The other driver filed a report, prompting the CHP to launch an investigation.

Amanda Bynes Is A No-Show As She Pleads Not Guilty In Hit-And-Run Case

We're guessing Amanda Bynes is still somewhere in the Big Apple, because she didn't show up to her arraignment at Van Nuys Superior Court this morning. Instead, her lawyer Richard Hutton made a plea on her behalf: Bynes is pleading not guilty to the charges that she got in not one but two hit-and-runs (in April and last month).

Finally! Amanda Bynes Is Banned From Driving

The moment we've all been waiting for has finally arrived: Amanda Bynes has had her driver's license suspended. We've been making jokes about Bynes' need for a driver—or at the very least a bus pass—for a while now because of all the trouble that she's gotten into on the road lately.

Amanda Bynes Charged With 2 Hit-and-Runs

Prosecutors have decided to charge Amanda Bynes with not one but two hit-and-runs, after they took a look at one incident in April and another one last month. Bynes is accused of crashing into cars and fleeing the scene twice.

Bicyclist In Critical Condition After Hit-And-Run Near Mulholland Drive

A 55-year-old bicyclist is in critical condition after he was hit by a driver who later fled the scene in the Hollywood Hills on Friday, police said. The man was hit while he was riding south on Outpost Drive near Mulholland Drive around 4 pm on Friday.

Amanda Bynes Strikes Again: Actress Accused of Yet ANOTHER Hit-and-Run

Amanda Bynes was accused of yet another hit-and-run—this time on the 101 Freeway. The alleged incident happened just days before she got a DUI after sideswiping a sheriff's car in West Hollywood.

LAPD Closes Investigation Into Susanna Schick Biking Crash

Police officers say they have closed their investigation into the case of a biker Susanna Schick, who says that she was hit by a car while she was cycling down Spring Street in a crash that left her hospitalized.

Cyclist Hospitalized After Alleged Road Rage Attack in Downtown

Susanna Schick—or Pinkyracer as she is known in the cycling community—was sent to the ICU after she was hit by a car while she was biking down Spring Street Friday night. The crash left Schick with a minor concussion, a broken collarbone, six broken ribs, a shattered pelvis and facial lacerations.

Three-Year-Old Killed, Mother Injured in Hit and Run

A mother was critically injured and her three-year-old daughter killed when they were struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk in Anaheim yesterday evening, reports City News Service. The pair were crossing the street just before 6:00 p.m. when a light-colored Nissan, which was later discovered to be stolen, hit them and sped away.

Man Hit by Two Cars, Dragged for 750 Feet in Garden Grove

A 54-year-old man was hit by two cars on Wednesday while crossing a street in Garden Grove, according to City News Service. The first fled the scene, and the second dragged the man for 750 feet. The incident occurred at 6:30 p.m. Gregory Martin was crossing West street outside a crosswalk when he was struck by a Dodge Magnum, then a Ford Explorer.

Hit-and-Run Crash on 605 Leaves One Dead

One man was killed after a hit-and-run crash on the 605 freeway at about 5:30 this morning. City News Service reports that the crash, which involved multiple vehicles including a taxi, happened on the northbound side of the freeway just south of Imperial Highway. The victim, who is in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. A description of the hit-and-run vehicle hasn't been released, nor has the man's name.

Police Search For Suspect in Hit-and-Run That Seriously Injured USC Student

Police are looking for the suspect who hit a USC motorcyclist last night and took off without offering any help. The 21-year-old USC student was driving on a motorcycle through the intersection at Vermont and Lexington Avenue around 6:40 p.m., when the motorcycle collided with a van.

Investigators Search for Black BMW Involved in Hit-and-Run That Killed Cyclist

A cyclist was killed last night, after being hit by what witnesses describe as a black BMW at an intersection near Compton, CBS LA reports. The cyclist Enrique Lemus-Bautista, 50, was riding his bike northbound on Avalon Boulevard, when he was hit by the BMW heading west on Redondo Beach Boulevard just after 9 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

San Diego Police Officer Commits Suicide After Being Charged with Hit-And-Run

A San Diego police officer who was being charged with a DUI hit-and-run has apparently taken his own life, reports NBC San Diego. Police discovered Christopher Hall slumped against a wall behind his house after receiving a call from his wife at around 10 a.m. this morning. He had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

3 Manhattan Beach Officers Fired For Post-Bar Hit-And-Run

Three Manhattan Beach Police Department -- Richard Hatten, Kristopher Thompson and Eric Eccles -- were officially fired on Friday for their involvement in a hit-and-run and coverup in 2010 that allegedly occurred after the off duty officers left a bar. A fourth officer, Bryan Klatt, has been demoted from lieutenant to officer for not immediately informing the department about the accident. Reports the Daily Breeze: "Hatten, Thompson and Eccles were allegedly involved in the...

Koreatown Hit-And-Run Kills Elderly Woman

According to police, a hit-and-run motorist in Koreatown struck and killed an elderly woman early Saturday morning, reports ABC Local. Officers responding to the accident, "found the woman wedged near a parked vehicle at Olympic and Harvard boulevards." Authorities believe the woman was hit by a 1990s Toyota 4-Runner and are searching for the vehicle last seen heading southbound on Harvard Boulevard around 2:30 a.m....

Bicyclist Killed in Echo Park in Late Night Hit-And-Run

A 50-year-old male was struck and killed early this morning by a hit-and-run driver, according to KTLA. The victim was riding on North Glendale Boulevard near Sunset Boulevard at around 1 this morning when he was hit by a silver-colored Mitsubishi. He was pinned against a car, according to reports, and a witness provided the vehicle's license plate number, although both that information and the deceased's name have not been made public....