85-Year-Old Grandfather Killed, Grandson Injured in Pedestrian Accident near West Boulevard

BALDWIN HILLS, CA (July 18, 2023) – Thursday night, one victim was killed and one was injured in a pedestrian crash on Santa Rosalia Drive. Police responded to the scene around 9:30 p.m., near West Boulevard on July 13th. According to reports, the driver of a dark-colored vehicle struck an 85-year-old man and his 41-year-old grandson as they were attempting to cross the street. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid or contacting authorities. Shortly after, another driver that was passing by noticed the men and called for help. Paramedics arrived and transported both victims to a nearby hospital where the grandfather later succumbed to his injuries. Meanwhile, his grandson was listed in stable condition. Following the events, the police are still looking for the suspect, and a standing reward of up to $50,000 was posted by the LAPD. Also, any witnesses who wish to be anonymous are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or at www.lacrimestoppers.org.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the deceased man.
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