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LAPD - Central Traffic Division
Thursday December 29th, 2016 :: 06:58 a.m. PST

Advisory

“HIT AND RUN TRAFFIC COLLISION IN NORTHEAST AREA LEAVES 19 YEAR OLD IN SERIOUS CONDITION”

Los Angeles- On December 28, 2016, at approximately 11:10 p.m., a severe injury hit and run traffic collision occurred on Fletcher Drive just south of Laclede Avenue in Northeast Area.  The collision occurred when Ryan Coreas, 19 years old, and a resident of Los Angeles, was crossing Fletcher Drive outside of a marked crosswalk.  He was in the southbound number one lane when he was struck by a gold or beige colored mini-van equipped with luggage rack on the roof.  The driver of the mini-van never slowed or stopped as it fled southbound on Fletcher Drive.
 
Coreas was transported to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center by paramedics from the Los Angeles City Fire Department.  He is listed in serious condition. 
 
The investigation is being handled by detectives from Central Traffic Division.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the LAPD Central Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 833-3713 or Detective Felix Padilla at (213) 486-0753.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.
 

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LAPD - Central Traffic Division
251 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

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