23-Year-Old Cyclist Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Collision near 43rd Street

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 7, 2023) – Late Thursday night, Inmer Samuel Cruz was fatally struck in a hit-and-run bicycle accident on Main Street.

The incident happened on April 13th, at around 10:30 p.m. near 43rd Street and Main Street.

According to reports, the driver of a silver southbound 2008-2013 Mercedes Benz C230 or C330 struck a cyclist that was heading west on Main Street.

Following the collision, the driver that struck Cruz did not stop to render aid to the victim. Instead, he fled southbound.

Medical personnel arrived and transported Cruz to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Later, at the hospital, officials pronounced 23-year-old Inmer Samuel Cruz dead due to the extent of his condition.

Following the events, the police released a $50,000 reward for those with information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information can contact LAPD Central Traffic Division Officer Balderas or Detective Campos at 213-833-3713 or through Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or online at Crime Stoppers.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The Sweet James team sends our deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Inmer Samuel Cruz.

Losing someone in a bicycle accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at 1-800-900-0000  to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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