Motorist Sought in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

Broken Pieces from a Crashed Car that ran through a construction fence and boundary

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Authorities today sought the public's help in locating and identifying a motorist who was behind the wheel of a hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles and caught on video fleeing the scene on foot.

The driver of a stolen 2008 Lexus IS250 was involved in a crash with a 2003 Ford Ranger at 43rd Place and McKinley Avenue about 8 a.m. on Nov. 30, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. The occupants in the Ford Ranger suffered minor injuries.

The man in the stolen Lexus fled the scene on foot. He was described as Latino, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, about 200 pounds and in his early 20s. 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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