Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
3/6/2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2018
Subject:
LBPD ASKING FOR PUBLIC'S HELP: FATAL HIT AND RUN
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Honda accord suspect vehicle driving through an intersection       Toyota Camry suspect vehicle driving through an intersection      suspect Honda Accord and Toyota Camry vehicles  
     HONDA ACCORD                TOYOTA CAMRY                  BOTH VEHICLES

UPDATE: LBPD is Asking for the Public’s Help

The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two vehicles and the drivers involved in a hit and run fatal collision involving a bicyclist on March 3, 2018. The pictures above are of a white, believed to be 2015 to 2017 Toyota Camry, and a late 90’s Honda Accord. The Honda Accord has a distinctive dark colored hood and a sunroof.

Anyone who recognizes these vehicle is urged to call Collision Investigation Detective Sirilo Garcia at (562) 570-7132. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

Original News Release:

On Saturday March 3, 2018, at approximately 03:00 AM, Officers from the Long Beach Police Department came upon a bicyclist down in the #2 northbound lane of the 47 Freeway at Pier A Way.

Officers administered medical aid until Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived on scene, but the bicyclist was later determined deceased upon their arrival.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the bicyclist was riding his bike northbound on the 47 Freeway when he was struck by two vehicles that failed to remain at the scene of the collision.

The bicyclist had no form of identification on him and is described as a M/W, approximatley 25-35 years old.

Based upon evidence left at the scene, investigators are working to determine the make and model of the vehicles involved.

Anyone who may have witnessed or have knowledge of this incident is asked to call Detective Sirilo Garcia of the Long Beach Police Department’s Collision Investigation Detail at (562)570-7355. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.