Jose Pineda Bicycle Accident on Woodley Avenue, Lake Balboa

 Jose Pineda Bicycle Accident on Woodley Avenue, Lake Balboa

Man, 41, Killed in Hit-and-run Crash is Identified

Police Searching for Suspect in Silver SUV

LAKE BALBOA (May 9, 2024) – Jose Pineda, 41, died in a hit-and-run bicycle accident on Woodley Avenue near Burbank Boulevard in the Van Nuys and Lake Balboa area.

The fatal crash occurred at around 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3rd on Woodley Avenue between Victory and Burbank boulevards, according to the Los Angeles Police Department and LA Daily News.

Authorities reported a driver in a silver-colored SUV was traveling southbound on Woodley Avenue at high speed when it struck Jose Pineda as he was riding a bicycle.

The bicycle rider suffered major injuries and died at the scene. The Los Angeles County Sheriff Coroner released his name after notifying his family.

Meanwhile, investigators are searching for the driver who fled the scene of the deadly collision.

Detectives are asking witnesses to call the LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division at 818-644-8000.

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