hit and run

Arrest Made in Hit-and-Run in the Fairfax District

A man was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in the Fairfax District, authorities said Sunday morning.

A man was standing near the back of a parked car on Beverly Boulevard when he was hit from behind, severely injuring his legs. The car drove off.

About 30 minutes later, LAPD found an abandoned car, less than half a mile away from the original crash scene. The hood of the car was covered in blood and the car's airbags were deployed. Drug paraphernalia also was found in the car.

The injured man is at Cedars-Sinai hospital.

A suspect has now been arrested, according to authorities. 

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