LAPD Seeks Tesla Driver Who Fled After Striking, Injuring Pedestrian

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Police seeking to track down a Tesla driver, who fled after hitting a pedestrian in the Pico-Union area of Los Angeles, released video today of the violent hit-and-run collision.

The man was pushing a cart in the area of Olympic Boulevard and Lake Street around 10:45 p.m. Thursday when he was struck by a light-colored Tesla Model 3 that sped off, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Firefighters took the victim to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Anyone with information about the collision or the driver was urged to call Detective Moses Castillo of the LAPD's Central Traffic Division at 213- 833-3713 or email him at

After business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 877- LAPD-24-7.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or

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