North Hollywood Hit & Run Crash

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Just after midnight, Wednesday morning, LAFD and LAPD responded to a multi-vehicle collision at Vantage Ave and Vanowen St. Firefighters found one adult male, trapped in his auto and the other driver who tried to run from the scene, being held down by citizens. Firefighters were able to extricate the driver in about 15 minutes who was treated and transported to a local trauma center in critical condition. Paramedics treated and transported the second driver, who tried to run from the scene, to a local hospital. He was conscious and breathing but his injuries were unknown. He was placed in protective custody by LAPD. LAPD VTD was investigating the crash. It was unknown if drugs or alcohol contributed to the accident.