The incident took place on Fletcher Drive at roughly 11:10 p.m. as Coreas crossed the street to grab a soda from the liquor store. Moments later, the 19-year-old teen was struck by an unknown vehicle.
The vehicle’s driver failed to stop and render aid and proceeded to drive away and flee the scene.
Coreas was rushed to USC Med Center, where he succumbed to his injuries several days later.
Authorities have pulled surveillance footage and have provided a vehicle description as possibly a red pickup truck with a mattress in the bed of the truck or a beige minivan.
Anyone with information is strong encouraged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at 213-833-3713.
Johnson Attorneys Group’s condolences remain with the family members and all friends of the victim. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.
If your loved one has been injured or lost their life as a result of a hit-and-run collision, we encourage you to speak with us today. At Johnson Attorneys Group, we understand the impact of an injury or death and the financial and emotional difficulties that arise following the incident. Our staff will provide the best legal assistance and representation and guide you every step of the way until we win your case. Call us at 800-235-6801 and let us help you obtain the compensation and justice you deserve.
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