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Armen Basmadzhyan Hit-and-Run Crash Griffith Park on 5 Freeway at Colorado Street

Armen Basmadzhyan Hit-and-Run Crash Griffith Park on 5 Freeway at Colorado Street Armen Basmadzhyan, 29, Killed in Griffith Park Car Accident

LOS ANGELES (December 23, 2018) – A man was killed after a traffic collision along the 5 Freeway in Griffith Park on Saturday evening, according to KTLA.

The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Armen Basmadzhyan, of Glendale.

As per the article, California Highway Patrol Basmadzhyan was driving a 2009 Honda Civic in the right-hand lane of the northbound 5 Freeway when he was hit from behind by a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C 300.

The Honda was then forced into a 2006 Toyota Tundra pickup truck that was stopped in front of Basmadzhyan. The Toyota was also pushed into the back of a stopped 2017 Nissan 370Z.

Car Accident on 5 Freeway at Colorado Street

Paramedics responded to the area and pronounced Basmadzhyan dead at the scene. The accident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. at the Colorado Street exit.

Two men inside the Nissan sustained minor injuries. Their names and condition were not disclosed.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Mercedes-Benz did not stop after the crash and took off. The suspect, a 22-year-old Glendale man, was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the CHP’s Altadena-area office at 626-296-8100.

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