Driver sought in South L.A. hit-and-run that injured pedestrian fixing bicycle

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Los Angeles police officials are asking for the public’s help identifying a hit-and-driver who severely injured a person fixing a bicycle in South Los Angeles. 

The crash was reported about noon Jan. 4 near the intersection of Adams Boulevard and Nevin Avenue in the Central-Alameda neighborhood. 

LAPD officials said the driver had “run over” the pedestrian who was repairing a bicycle on the roadway. 

The driver of the truck stopped briefly after the impact but continued without helping the victim, surveillance video released by police Monday shows.

A person appears to have witnessed the crash, and at least two other cars were in the area when it occurred, the video shows.

The victim was taken to a hospital with severe injuries, police said. 

The vehicle involved is described as a white Chevrolet “work truck” equipped with an aftermarket glass carrier rack. 

A $25,000 reward is being offered to anyone who has information leading to an arrest and conviction. 

Witnesses are encouraged to contact Officer Poss at 213-833-3713 or 36186@lapd.online. 

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