Demetrio Bravopaz, 62, Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CA (September 30, 2021) – A hit-and-run crash killed Demetrio Bravopaz in South Los Angeles two weeks ago.
Police identified the 62-year-old man as the victim of the fatal collision which took place the night of September 17.
The incident began when Demetrio Bravopaz was crossing the intersection of Central Avenue and 112th Street in South Los Angeles.
At the same time, a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed in the area. Police said in the process, the speeding driver struck the pedestrian.
Pedestrian Hit by Cars
The KTLA News wrote that the man ended up thrown onto the ground upon impact. Another car approached and then ran over the victim.
Demetrio Bravopaz died as a result of the Los Angeles accident. Meanwhile, police affirmed that the speeding motorist stopped after hitting the pedestrian but soon fled the scene.
They described the vehicle as a a black 4-door Mercedes-Benz C or E-Class. The car obtained extensive damage to the front, driver’s side windshield following the crash.
The hit-and-run collision that fatally injured Demetrio Bravopaz is still under investigation.
Anyone with information can call the LAPD’s South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500 or submit an anonymous tip through lacrimestoppers.org.
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