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Chatsworth Hit-and-run Crash Kills Two Bicyclists; Suspect Driver Arrested

Posted by Motorcycle Lawyer Pro | Filed under: Bicycle Accident
January 5, 2022

CHATSWORTH, CA (January 5, 2022) – Early in the evening on Tuesday in Chatsworth, a hit-and-run driver struck and killed two bicyclists. The January 4 crash occurred at Lurline Avenue and Plummer Street.

The time was roughly 7:15 p.m., Los Angeles Police said.

No details have been reported on how the crash happened.

According to Mike Lopez, who is a spokesperson with the Los Angeles Police Department, a vehicle–described as a truck–hit the two bicyclists.

The suspect driver did not stop after crashing into the bicyclists, according to Lopez, but kept driving until he crashed into a wall near De Soto Avenue and Knapp Street.

Responders arrived and pronounced the two bicyclists deceased at the crash site. They were identified only as a woman and a man. Their identities, including names, ages, and cities of residence, have not been reported.

Police arrested the suspect driver and took him into custody. The suspect driver’s identity has not been reported.

Investigators are collecting details and information about the crash.

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