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Roger Slifer, cartoon producer, injured in Santa Monica hit-and-run

Roger Slifer, the producer of the TV cartoon, 'Transformers,' was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash at the intersection of 5th Street and Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica on Saturday, June 23, 2012.
June 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver who critically injured the producer of the television cartoon, "Transformers."

Roger Slifer was struck just before 1 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of 5th Street and Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica. Witnesses said the driver struck Slifer while he was in the crosswalk.

The 57-year-old was hospitalized with fractured ribs and trauma to his head. Police said they are looking for a late 1990s or early 2000 white sedan that was last seen going north on 5th Street.

Anyone with information was asked to call Santa Monica police at (310) 458-8427.


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