Former Muir basketball star Joseph Frazier is victim of hit-and-run accident; Frazier is assistant coach at Calabasas High.

Former Muir and Cal State Northridge basketball standout Joseph Frazier is fighting for his life after a hit-and-run accident about 8:45 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Ventura Blvd. and Wilbur Ave. in Tarzana. Frazier currently is an assistant boys basketball coach at Calabasas High

A Facebook fan page has an update as of nine hours ago: “Joe is taking deep breaths and breathing on his own in spurts. Keep it up Joe.”

As of 58 minutes ago, via Facebook:

“Better. We spent the night with him just talking and he is still in a coma but was breathing on his own an his heart rate was going up when we were talking to him.”

Muir coach Gamal Smalley offered his thoughts:

“The former Muir basketball great is so loved by his community and we are praying for him.”

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