Los Angeles News
$50,000 Reward For Hit-And-Run Suspect
By Kyle Maloney
Apr 30, 2013 - 1:08:23 PM
LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Police Department held a news
conference Tuesday morning, April 30, to announce a $50,000 reward for
information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run driver who
killed 18-year-old bicyclist David Alexander Granados in Valley Glen last
Sunday, March 24, authorities reported to the intersection of Oxnard Street and
Bellaire Avenue in Valley Glen to investigate a traffic accident that left one
bicyclist with serious injuries.
was allegedly riding his bike southbound on the east side of Bellaire Avenue,
crossing Oxnard Street, when a westbound driver sped through the intersection
and hit him without stopping to administer aid, which is required by law.
David A. Granados/Suspect's vehicle. Photo courtesy Facebook.
was immediately transported to the hospital where he died the following day,
just days after his 18th birthday.
investigation of the hit-and-run has so far revealed that the suspect’s car may
have been a 2000 to 2004 Mercedes Benz M-Class sport utility vehicle. The City
Council approved the reward at the meeting.
with information regarding the fatal crash is asked to contact the LAPD Valley
Traffic Division detectives at (818) 644-8063. During non-business hours or on
weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. And anonymous calls can
be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters can also
contact Crime Stoppers by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S) with a cell phone. Text
messages should being with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters can also use LAPDOnline.org
by clicking on “webtips” and following the prompts.
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