Saturday, April 16, 2022 Griffith Park bicycle-car hit-and-run crash death of Andrew Jelmert – obituary
Andrew Jelmert, a 77-year-old bicyclist, died in a fatal Griffith Park bicycle-car hit-and-run crash that occurred on Saturday, April 16, 2022.
The accident happened at 4 p.m. Saturday on Crystal Springs Drive near the park’s east end. AIDS/LifeCycle organizers listed Jelmert as a participant in their fundraising cycle.
Jelmert was riding his bike northward when he was hit by the BMW, which was also traveling northbound. According to authorities, Jelmert fell onto the road and died at the spot.
The Los Angeles Police Department reported the arrest of a motorist on charges of gross vehicular manslaughter on Monday. According to police, the driver got out of a BMW after the crash and fled.