Tesla Car Involved in Pedestrian Collision near Lake Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 21, 2019) – Emilio Perez suffered critical injuries after a hit-and-run crash on Olympic Boulevard on Thursday night.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened near the intersection of Lake Street at approximately 10:45 PM.
Reports from the Los Angeles Fire Department showed that the male victim walked northbound in an unmarked crosswalk in the area when a Tesla struck him. The speeding vehicle left the scene after the incident.
The man was thrown about 50 feet from the road. Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital in critical condition. After that, police identified him as a 34-year-old homeless man.
A white Tesla is believed to be involved in the hit-and-run. Police found it in Harvard Heights. As a result, police are asking for help locating the driver. No further details were immediately available.
Follow driving laws and be careful when behind the wheel. If involved in an accident, never leave the scene and wait for police officers and medical personnel to help you.
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