Boy on Bicycle Injured in Los Angeles Hit-and-Run at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 08, 2019) — A 15-year-old boy is now in critical condition after a hit-and-run at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Woodlawn Avenue Tuesday night.
The police said the incident occurred past 9 p.m. The boy was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle. He was subsequently dragged 1,000 feet down the road to the intersection.
The boy’s mother was notified. She was at the hospital with her son.
As per the police, the hit-and-run vehicle may be a 2007 or a 2008 dark blue or green Honda Accord with tinted windows with front-end damage. They ask anyone with information about the crash to contact them. There is a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the hit-and-run driver.
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