In North Hollywood, a driver strikes a person in a wheelchair; a $25,000 reward is being offered for information

A $25,000 reward is being offered by police for information on a hit-and-run driver who struck a person in a wheelchair in North Hollywood.

According to Los Angeles Police, the incident occurred around 6:05 p.m. on Jan. 1 near Lankershim Boulevard, just south of Blythe Street.

A white sedan was driving north on Lankershim Boulevard when it collided with a pedestrian in a wheelchair. According to LAPD, the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk.


According to authorities, the driver did not stop to assist the victim and instead drove away from the scene.

According to police, the victim suffered serious injuries as a result of the collision.

Authorities are asking for the public's assistance in identifying any potential suspects. The Los Angeles Police Department is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the felony hit-and-run suspect.

Anonymous tips that result in an arrest but no conviction may also be eligible for a $1,000 cash reward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Officer Garcia at the Valley Traffic Division at 818-644-8117. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-222-8477 or going online to

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