Pedestrian Fatally Struck near Broadway, Suspect at Large

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 15, 2022) –  Tuesday evening, a hit-and-run crash on 85th Street killed one person.

The accident happened on August 9th, at around 9:35 p.m., near the intersection of Broadway and 85th Street.

According to reports, the pedestrian was walking in the area near 85th and Broadway when an unidentified dark-colored vehicle struck him. The impact of the crash left the victim with serious injuries. The vehicle then fled the scene without rendering aid to the injured man.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the site of the crash and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital. There, the pedestrian later died due to the extent of his wounds. Officials are withholding his identity pending notification of next of kin.

At this time, LAPD is offering $50,000 to anyone with information that will solve the hit-and-run crash on 85th Street. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact LAPD South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500, 877-LAPD-247 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or email at

The Sweet James law firm sends our heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victims who are grieving over the loss of their loved ones.

Losing someone in a pedestrian 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 the legal issues challenge those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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