Hit-and-Run Driver Involved in Fatal Bicycle Collision near Bellingham Avenue
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA (October 7, 2018) – A man died in a bicycle crash on Strathern Street, late Sunday evening. The victim was only identified as a 45-year-old man.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 8:30 PM, near Bellingham Avenue.
A report from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section said that a dark, possibly gray SUV traveling east on Strathern Street struck the bicyclist in the designated bicycle lane. The vehicle stopped for a few seconds as the victim lay on the ground before continuing east on Strathern Street.
The bicyclist was taken to a hospital, where he later died due to severe injuries. His name and place of residence were not released pending notification of next of kin.
Officials offered up to $25,000 in reward for information leading to an the arrest of the hit-and-run driver. Tipsters can call Detective Lisset Fuentes at 818-644-8021, Detective Javier Avila at (818) 644-8034. Other details regarding the fatal collision have not yet provided to the public at this time.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. We wish them strength and support during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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