One pedestrian was killed and two other pedestrians were injured after a hit-and-run driver struck them with his vehicle on the morning of Monday, June 28th. The deceased victim has been identified as Javier Hernandez, 54. Hernandez was walking with the two other injured victims, purported to be his aunt and uncle. The two other victims are were taken to a local hospital with severe injuries.
The incident occurred around 6:40 a.m. in Koreatown, at the intersection of Beverly Boulevard and Normandie Avenue. According to witnesses, the hit-and-run driver was driving a white Ford F150 when he ran a red light, struck two vehicles, and jumped the curb, crashing into the pedestrians. The man, described as a Hispanic male, aged 35-40, 5 feet 6 inches tall with short dark hair, fled the scene.
Anyone with any information about the hit-and-run crash should contact authorities.