Arrest Warrant Issued for Hit a Driver nd Run ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Arrest Warrant Issued for Hit a Driver nd Run

A driver suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run incident yesterday (18OCT06) that left two girls hospitalized may have a warrant issued for his arrest. According to Officer Jason Lee, the driver allegedly hit the Fremont High School students, aged 15 and 16, as they crossed Avalon Boulevard at 78th Street. The girls were in a crosswalk and had the right of way. Witnesses saw the suspect flee from the scene of the accident on foot after parking his car in an alley five blocks away. LAPD Detective Dana Wheeler says police have positively identified the suspect and know where he lives. Victims Judith Mendoza and Brenda Chavez are both expected to survive.

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