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More breaking news -- one of our top stories now commerce secretary John Bryson cited for felony hit and run following two car accidents.
Over the weekend this was late Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles we're now getting report from the Associated Press.
That's secretary -- and suffered a seizure in connection with an incident that is coming from his office in Washington that word.
From Los Angeles lieutenant Margarito -- -- with the LA county sheriff's department is with me now lieutenant good morning to you.
Good morning can you confirm that he suffered a seizure on Saturday.
After the second collision -- occurred in the -- jurisdiction he was bound the secretary was found.
Unconscious behind that we alliance and I I don't know what medical condition.
Was that time.
Now -- he was tested for drugs and alcohol is that right yes.
And those test proved negative is that correct.
Well all the -- -- -- in answer.
All the tests are not back.
Okay now the city of Rosemead is how far from the town of San Gabriel.
They're bordering cities.
Between the distance between the first collisions -- -- collision is.
But I'm not exactly sure -- it's probably only a couple miles.
Are a couple of miles this was 5 o'clock in the afternoon late Saturday right.
All right what happened in the first incident ten.
What information we have is that this -- vehicle driven by the secretary.
Was involved in the collision.
And -- though.
He did contact the occupants.
Of the other vehicle but then left the scene which which makes it hit and run -- -- so I see so I understand he got out of the car and spoke to the gentleman that he hit is that correct.
That's who our understanding is yeah.
And then he got back in the car and then drove on to the city of Grozny.
And the first people he had contact with they followed him right lieutenant.
What did they observed within driving.
I don't have any information -- of their operations.
And then what happened in Rosemead.
There was a second collision in Rosemead.
And this was not a hit and run because.
He gets stopped his vehicle and as mentioned earlier he was unconscious behind the wheel -- time.
Okay he was unconscious behind the wheel when he struck the second car.
Wouldn't -- -- contact -- went with when they contact -- so was he contacted at the point where he struck the second car was that a third location.
Don't it was that they have -- have seen there.
Okay it was at that scene in Rosemead and so you have two different locations investigate.
Is your investigation complete at this point -- Peace is sitting here saying cable police is investigating -- the first collision they hit and run.
The sheriff's department is is investigating the second collision.
Which was not a hit and run collision.
And lieutenant the rest of the testing.
Is that days or is that weeks before that information comes back.
I'm not exactly sure what type of tests are being done and I couldn't give -- time -- Okay we're gonna be in touch reviewing your office located trying to get some more facts is what happened on Saturday.
I appreciate your time now that sir thank you very much you are lieutenant thank you 21 minutes 41.
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