Tuesday night hit and run bicycle car accident leaves two cyclists dead in Chatsworth
On Tuesday night, two bicyclists were killed by a hit-and-run driver in Chatsworth. It occurred at 7:15 p.m. at the junction of Plummer Street and Lurline Avenue.
A male and a woman were killed when they were hit by a red Toyota truck in the area of Chatsworth, according to authorities with the Los Angeles Police Department. The bicyclists died at the scene.
The victims are believed to be transients, according to authorities. According to witnesses, the pair was hurling bottles and other debris into the street prior to the collision. The suspect fled but careened into a wall less than a mile from where he collided with the bicyclists, police say. According to reports, he damaged several other cars before impact.
“When we were driving back home, we were rear-ended on the left turn at an intersection,” Kris Pantanilon recounted. The suspect was put into an ambulance and arrested. He is expected to face murder charges, according to police.
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