Police search for driver who hit bicyclist near Exposition Park
Los Angeles police were searching Friday for the driver of a small white car that struck a bicyclist near Exposition Park and then sped away without stopping.
The accident occurred about 1:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and 36th Street.
The unidentified bicyclist, described as a man in his 20s or 30s, was taken to an area hospital with major injuries that were described as non-life-threatening.
The bicycle rider was not a USC student, according to police Sgt. M. Glenn.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department's south traffic division at (323) 421-2577.
-- Bob Pool