Man Injured After Moped Crash on Flower Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 5, 2022) – 30-year-old Miguel Velazquez sustained injuries after a hit-and-run crash on Flower Street.
The incident occurred on August 14th at around 12:35 a.m. near 3rd Street.
According to reports, a blue Mini Cooper was driving down westbound 3rd Street when it collided with Velazquez. Velazquez was riding his moped, having just gotten off work, and was stopped at a red light.
The driver of the Mini Cooper fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.
Velazquez suffered serious injuries as a result, including a broken wrist, a fractured wrist, and a bruised tailbone. Responding medics then transported him to a local hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Velasquez’s friends and family set up a GoFundMe page to assist him with his treatment.
At this time, authorities are still looking for the driver, described as a Hispanic or Indian man in his 40s with black hair.
The LAPD is offering a $25,000 reward for details leading to an arrest, and ask anyone with information to call the LAPD Central Traffic Detectives at 213-833-3713.
Operating a car or motorcycle is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. Maintain focus on the road, and always avoid distractions that could easily lead to dangerous collisions. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.
If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a similar moped accident, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Their firm is dedicated to helping your family obtain both justice and maximum settlement. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call their office for your free consultation at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.
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