Police Wednesday sought the public’s help to locate a hit-and-run driver who left a scooter rider seriously injured in the Sawtelle area of Los Angeles
The crash occurred about 8:05 p.m. Sunday, when the driver of a gray Toyota Camry driving westbound on Rochester Avenue, near Los Angeles National Veterans Park, turned left onto southbound Federal Avenue and collided with the victim on an electric scooter, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The victim was ejected from the scooter and landed in the roadway. The driver of the Toyota fled.
Paramedics took the victim to a hospital, and the person was listed in serious but stable condition, police said.
Anyone with information on the collision was asked to contact LAPD West Traffic Detectives at 213-473-0234 or 213-473-0222 and reference report number 21-08-15306. Calls made during non-business hours or on weekends can be directed to 877-527-3247.
Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.
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