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    Vespa Hit-and-Run Victim Looks to West Hollywood Community for Answers

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    A victim of a hit-and-run incident in West Hollywood is looking to the community for answers after a vehicle clipped his Vespa scooter, sending him flying into the pavement and causing severe injuries. The incident happened at the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Westmount Drive in West Hollywood on Friday, April 19, at roughly 5 p.m.

    Peter Duckler has come forward and identified himself as the victim in the hit-and-run. He tells WEHO TIMES that the article written in WEHO TIMES is the only information he has on the incident. “I don’t recall a thing after a serious concussion, a few broken ribs, and considerable bruises,” he said. “I haven’t been able to get any information or cooperation from the police—radio silence. It’s been frustrating trying to get any sort of answers or even footage that would help identify the vehicle that left the scene.”

    Several witnesses reported that a white vehicle drove off after clipping the scooter, causing Mr. Duckler to topple over. He had visible head injuries, and his face was covered in blood after losing his helmet before hitting the ground. He also had several scrapes and cuts on his legs from the fall.

    Hit and Run Incident in West Hollywood – WEHO TIMES

    Mr. Duckler is seeking videos or witness testimony that may lead to the person behind the wheel who hit him. Any information can be emailed to [email protected].

    If you see something, say something. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. If you see something, say something. Anyone with information can also drop a tip at https://www.lacrimestoppers.org.

    Your identity is always encrypted and anonymous. No personal information, phone number, e-mail, IP address or location is ever requested, saved, traced, tracked or monitored. Period.

    The purpose of Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers is to prevent and reduce crime, by forming a partnership among the community, law enforcement and the media to offer anonymity and cash rewards to anyone providing information leading to an arrest.

    Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.

    West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station polices the City of West Hollywood and the unincorporated communities of Franklin Canyon, Universal City (which includes Universal Theme Park, Studios, and Citywalk), and the Federal Enclave in West Los Angeles.

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    Paulo Murillo
    Paulo Murillohttps://wehotimes.com
    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]

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    hifi5000
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    22 days ago

    Sorry to say hit-and-run incidents are very common not just in West Hollywood,but all over the country.The only proof of an incident may be a broken side mirror or gash on a passenger door.Hope the Vespa rider can find that driver.

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