Elderly Man Struck in Sherman Oaks

download (58)A 70-year-old man was critically injured after he was struck by a vehicle in the Sherman Oaks area.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department the accident occurred at approximately 9:25 p.m. in the 14000 block of Ventura Boulevard, between Woodman and Hazeltine avenues.

A spokesperson with the LAPD said that they do not know whether the driver involved in the accident stopped at the scene.

By law, it is considered illegal to leave the scene of an accident until authorities arrive or at the very least without exchanging insurance information and contact details with any victims or drivers. It is also a requirement by law to render aid if possible for those who are injured at the scene of an accident. Failure to do so can result in a charge of hit and run and other charges being filed.

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