Motorist Sought For Hit-and-Run Crash in Echo Park

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Authorities today sought the public's help in locating and identifying a motorist who fled the scene of a hit-and-run vehicle crash in Echo Park on foot.

The driver of a stolen 2006 Saturn Ion was involved in a crash with a 1998 Toyota truck at Glendale Boulevard and Scott Avenue about 7:10 a.m. on Nov. 9, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. The occupants in the Toyota truck suffered minor injuries.

The man in the stolen Saturn Ion fled the scene on foot. He was described as Latino, 5 feet, 9-inches tall, approximately 215 pounds and in his 30s. LAPD Central Traffic detectives urged anyone with any information regarding the crash to call them  at 213-833-3713, at or contact the LAPD Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-833-3746 during weekends and off-hours or telephone the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-527-3247.

For anonymous telephone calls, call LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 800- 222-8477 or visit, or Tipsters

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