Man Killed in Street Racing Crash on Victory Boulevard in Lake Balboa
LAKE BALBOA, CA (June 3, 2022) — A man died in a street racing, hit-and-run accident on Victory Boulevard near White Oak Avenue.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the fatal hit-and-run crash happened on May 28. After encountering a BMW sedan on the road, a Tesla driver engaged in speed racing with its driver.
However, the Tesla driver lost control and veered off the road before crashing into a light pole and a tree.
According to reports, the BMW driver briefly stopped yet fled the scene shortly after.
Responding paramedics and authorities found the driver of the Tesla with fatal injuries, only describing him to be about 35 years old.
At this time, police need the public’s help with locating the suspect and vehicle involved in this incident. Officers believe the car involved in this hit-and-run is a lowered 2011 to 2015 BMW M3 or M5, dark blue or purple in color.
Those who can help authorities will receive an award of up to $50,000.
Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends of the victim.
The Law Offices of Daniel Kim offers a free, no-risk consultation if interested in filing a wrongful death claim. Working with us provides you the support you need during this heavy time. If a reckless driver is to blame for your loved one’s death, then Daniel will work to establish liability. While you mourn in peace, Daniel will manage the police reports, insurance claims and medical bills. If interested in working with an experienced lawyer who knows the system, call (800) 895-7199. We can also get you a copy of the police report from the accident.