LAPD Vehicle Carrying Mayor Garcetti Hits Pedestrian - Los Angeles Local News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

LAPD Vehicle Carrying Mayor Garcetti Hits Pedestrian

Posted: Updated:

(FOX11/ CNS) - Mayor Eric Garcetti was a passenger in an LAPD vehicle that struck a 60-year-old woman in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday.

The woman, who was hit around 12:20 p.m., was conscious and alert, but she was taken to Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center as a precaution, according to Capt. Steve Ruda of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

According to the mayor's office, the vehicle -- a black SUV used traditionally used to transport the mayor -- was being driven eastbound on Second Street near Spring Street when it struck the woman.

The mayor was on the phone at the time and did not see the person get hit, according to his office. He was interviewed by LAPD investigators.

"I'm very concerned about her and wish her a speedy recovery," Garcetti said. "I look forward to speaking with her soon."

Officials said the mayor was returning to City Hall following an interview with the Associated Press.

  • Los Angeles & SoCal NewsLos Angeles & SoCal NewsMore>>

  • Rental Crisis: How Much Is Too Much ?

    Rental Crisis: How Much Is Too Much ?

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:34:48 GMT
    One person pays $1000 a month for an aging two bedroom apartment in Boyle Heights. Another pays $2200 for Sherman Oaks. Still another pays $6000 and up for a brand new luxury building in Playa Del Ray in an area now dubbed '' Silicon Beach''.
    One person pays $1000 a month for an aging two bedroom apartment in Boyle Heights. Another pays $2200 for Sherman Oaks. Still another pays $6000 and up for a brand new luxury building in Playa Del Ray in an area now dubbed '' Silicon Beach''.
  • Whooping Cough Cases Spike

    Whooping Cough Cases Spike

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:20:51 GMT
    From Ventura to Los Angeles, Orange to Riverside, whooping cough cases are on the rise.
    From Ventura to Los Angeles, Orange to Riverside, whooping cough cases are on the rise.
  • Pelican Found On Local Beach Mutilated With Jaw Pouch Cut

    Pelican Found On Local Beach Mutilated With Jaw Pouch Cut

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:44:31 GMT
    A California brown pelican that apparently had its jaw pouch slit is expected to undergo surgery, and a $7,500 reward was being offered today for information that leads to the culprit.
    A California brown pelican that apparently had its jaw pouch slit is expected to undergo surgery, and a $7,500 reward was being offered today for information that leads to the culprit.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices