Motorcyclist Killed in a Hit-and-Run Near the Intersection of Sherman Way and Oakdale Avenue in Winnetka

Motorcyclist Killed in a Hit-and-Run Near the Intersection of Sherman Way and Oakdale Avenue in Winnetka

ON August 11, 2017

Police in search of hit-and-run driver who killed a motorcyclist in Winnetka

According to KTLA 5, a motorcyclist was killed on Tuesday night after a car crash near the intersection of Sherman Way and Oakdale Avenue in Winnetka.

The Los Angeles Police Department stated a motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Sherman Way at 8:30 p.m. when a westbound black sedan that is believed to be a BMW with a tinted windows and dark rims, made a left in front of the motorcycle, forcing the motorcyclist to lose control and crash into a van parked on Sherman Way east of Oakdale Avenue.

Los Angeles Police Department Detective Bill Bustos said that the motorcycle had so much speed and force built up that it went inside the van that it crashed into.

Authorities report the driver of the vehicle stopped for a second to assess the situation but quickly fled before anyone can identify the driver.

Officials state the hit-and-run driver was an Armenian or Hispanic male descent in his late 20s to early 30s.

There is currently a $50,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver.

The name of the motorcyclist was not mentioned in the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.

This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.

From the May Firm, we extend our deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragic incident.  We pray that they may find peace during this time.

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