David Pregerson seriously injured by hit & run driver in Pacific Palisades.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:16am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, December 26, 2013

A 23-year-old budding filmmaker was hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Pacific Palisades.

An apparent hit-and-run victim in his 20s was found critically injured Friday morning in Pacific Palisades, police said.

Authorities are searching for the hit-and-run driver that left a young man fighting for his life in Pacific Palisades Friday.

A $100,000 reward has been offered for information that could lead to the arrest of the person involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a 23-year-old UCLA film school graduate dead in the Pacific Palisades in December.


David Pregerson died after being hit by a hit-and-run motorist in Pacific Palisades.

Authorities are searching for the hit-and-run driver that left a young man fighting for his life in Pacific Palisades Friday.

David Pregerson, 23, was found in bushes on the side of the road on the 600 block of Chautauqua Boulevard around 3:20 a.m.

Police say the victim was walking home when he was hit by a car, and thrown into the bushes. The driver fled the scene.

Investigators say Pregerson was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

Friends say the victim is a budding filmmaker and recent UCLA graduate.

Police do not have a description of the hit-and-run vehicle , but they say it has front end damage.

The victim's friends have been canvassing the area where Pregerson was hit, looking for answers.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
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