- Associated Press - Monday, August 10, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A motorcyclist died from injuries he received when he was hit by a car in Des Moines that officials learned had been stolen, police said.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday along MLK Jr. Parkway, police said. Officers sent to the area discovered a car had hit a motorcycle and fled the scene before crashing a second time into a building a short distance later.

The 52-year-old driver of the car tried to run from the crash, but was quickly arrested by police and taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries, police said. The motorcyclist - Bounleua Lovan, 51, of Des Moines - was taken to a hospital, where he later died, police said.

The driver of the car remained hospitalized Monday morning for observation, police said. No criminal charges in the fatal crash had been filed by Monday morning.

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