ECHO PARK — Police are asking for the public’s help to find a cyclist who struck a 77-year-old man earlier this month on the southern edge of Echo Park, leaving the victim in grave condition.
Levon Avetisyan was crossing Glendale Boulevard just north of the junction of First Street and Beverly Boulevard on Oct. 15 when he was hit by a cyclist, according to the LAPD’s Central Traffic Division. “The unknown bicyclist left the area before he was identified by police,” said an LAPD press release.
Avetisyan was taken to a hospital with severe head trauma, police said. He remains in grave condition.
Anyone with information about the cyclist is asked to call the LAPD Central Traffic Division detectives at 213-833-3713 or call 877-527-3247 during non-business hours and weekends. Those who want to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).
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