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News Release

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Media Relations

Elderly Woman Struck by Hit & Run Driver Collision Caught on Camera NR15084SF

Los Angeles: Detectives from South Traffic Division are asking for the public's help in identifying a Hit and Run driver who struck an elderly woman near the University of Southern California.

On March 16, 2015, around 8:00 a.m., an 87-year-old woman was crossing the street eastbound on Adams Boulevard within a marked crosswalk. The suspect, seen driving a silver colored late model Infiniti SUV, (possibly QX or FX), drove eastbound on Adams Boulevard then turned northbound onto Figueroa Street. The suspect collided with the pedestrian and continued northbound on Figueroa Street. After driving approximately one block north, the suspect made a U-turn and drove past the victim in the southbound lanes. He continued to drive around the University of Southern California (USC) Campus at a high rate of speed and, on one occasion, drove through a red light.

Detectives from South Traffic Division are asking for the public's help to identify the hit and run suspect that sent an elderly woman to the hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this incident, or for more information, is asked to call South Traffic Division at (323) 421-2500. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.