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Man run over by 'party bus' in Hollywood [Updated]

March 13, 2011 | 12:51 pm

A 22-year-old man was severely injured after he was run over by a so-called party bus Saturday night in Hollywood, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The man, Namar Burton of Murrieta, had been a passenger on the bus as it stopped at various night clubs, said Sgt. Murrel Pettway of LAPD’s West Traffic division. At about 11:25 p.m. the bus was driving on McCadden Place and the man was trying to catch up so he could reboard, but he lost his footing and was caught under the bus' wheels.

“Somehow, when he got run over, he ended up getting into the tire well,” Pettway said. “He was severely injured and he’s now at Cedars-Sinai [Medical Center].” Burton was listed in grave condition.

Additional information about the party bus company or its occupants was unavailable Sunday morning.

[Updated at 7:55 p.m.: This post was changed to add the injured man's name and hometown.]

-- Seema Mehta