Man charged with attempted murder after pushing pedestrian under truck

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DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES –A suspect is in custody in connection to a brazen attack caught on video in which a man was pushed under the wheels of a truck in downtown Los Angeles.

The victim was left in critical condition with a collapsed lung and broken bones after being pushed into the street and run over by a truck in the apparently random attack.

Firefighters saw the video run on sister station ABC7 and recognized the suspect – seen in the video wearing a lime-green hoodie – less than an hour later. They spotted him near Hill and Third streets in downtown and called 911.

“It was definitely the bright neon rain jacket and the baggy pants, and just the demeanor the guy had,” firefighter Austen Johnson said. Continue Reading