Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes innocent motorist after running red light in North Hills, LAPD says

NORTH HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A woman was killed Sunday morning when her car was struck by a hit-and-run driver who ran a red light in North Hills, authorities said.

According to Los Angeles police, the driver of a white pickup truck was traveling southbound on Balboa Boulevard shortly before 5:30 a.m. when it collided with a gray sedan that was heading eastbound on Lassen Street.

The driver of the truck fled the scene on foot, the LAPD said. A description of that person was not available.

The woman inside the sedan died at the scene, investigators said. She was not immediately identified.
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