Tustin, CA – Teenager Hospitalized After Pedestrian Crash at Street Takeover on Park Ave
Tustin, CA (August 1, 2023) – Officials in Orange County said on Monday that they’re looking for a hit-and-run driver who hit and seriously injured a teenage bystander after a street takeover.
At 11:40 p.m. on Friday, after receiving multiple reports of speeding vehicles on Tustin Ranch Road, officers from the Tustin Police Department and authorities from the Irvine Police Department responded to the area of Park Avenue and Warner Avenue.
According to a press statement issued by the TPD, vehicles were actively doing burnouts in the intersection while spectators observed, shined lasers, and set off fireworks.
Shortly thereafter, the driver of a dark-colored sedan allegedly hit the victim and fled from the scene. The unnamed juvenile victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition after suffering moderate injuries, including several fractured bones.
Officers with the Tustin PD and Orange County accident investigators are still reviewing the crash and asked anyone with additional information to call Detective Yuhas.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his loved ones in hopes of his full recovery.
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