Police were searching today for the driver who triggered a crash that killed one man and critically injured his wife and daughter while they were waiting at a South Los Angeles bus stop, then fled the scene.
The crash was reported about 6:40 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of West 54th Street, near the Harbor (110) Freeway, where a vehicle whose description was not immediately available collided with a Range Rover that then careened into the bus stop, police said.
The injured were taken to a hospital and a fourth person declined ambulance transport from the scene. The man, who police estimate to about 70 years old, later died, according to broadcast reports.
There was no update on the condition of the man’s wife or daughter, who is about 50, immediately available.
All three were sitting at the bus stop when the driver of the Range Rover made a right turn into a nearby driveway and was struck by the suspect vehicle, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez said.
The driver of the Range Rover remained at the scene, according to broadcast reports.