A pedestrian was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after a hit and run accident in Boyle Heights, police said.
Edward Nix, 54, of Los Angeles, was struck by a red Honda van traveling eastbound in the 2800 block of East Olympic Boulevard around 5:55 p.m. Monday, said Detective Felix Padilla of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Traffic Division.
Padilla said the victim was crossing Olympic in a marked crosswalk.
There was no description of the suspected driver, Padilla said, but there was footage of the vehicle, taken just before the accident, he said.
The victim was hospitalized with severe head injuries, Padilla said.