Police search for driver who hit bicyclist near Exposition Park

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Los Angeles police were searching Friday for the driver of a small white car that struck a bicyclist near Exposition Park and then sped away without stopping.

The accident occurred about 1:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and 36th Street.


The unidentified bicyclist, described as a man in his 20s or 30s, was taken to an area hospital with major injuries that were described as non-life-threatening.

The bicycle rider was not a USC student, according to police Sgt. M. Glenn.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department’s south traffic division at (323) 421-2577.


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