Police continued their search Saturday for the driver who continued Sunset Boulevard after hitting an Australian man who had earned more than a decade in prison for a mistaken murder. ] The crash took place around. 13.30 on Thursday, just a few blocks away from North La Brea Avenue, according to LAPD.
The anniversary, 56-year-old Andrew Mallard, went south on Formosa Avenue when a driver traveled east on Sunset Boulevard hit him, police said.
Surveillance video obtained by Nine News in Australia shows Mallard who crosses the street and looks at a silver sedan moments before it slammed into him.
The motorist did not stop helping Mallard and continue driving east, LAPD said. Tourists surrounded Mallard's body as he apparently lay unconscious in the middle of Sunset Boulevard, footage shows.
Mallard spent 1
A documentary titled "Saving Andrew Mallard" told his family and lawyer's efforts to prove his innocence.  Authorities have not published a description of the vehicle involved, but they offer up to $ 25,000 for information that may lead to arrest and belief in the case.
Tipsters can contact LAPD's traffic detectors at 213-473-0234.