Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department BadgeLos Angeles Police Department Memorial BadgeLos Angeles Police Department Badge

Official Site of The LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT

News Release

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Media Relations

Traffic Collision Claims Life of Pedestrian

Reseda: Area: On April 9, 2018, approximately 10:15 a.m. a traffic collision occurred at the intersection of Sherman Way and Etiwanda Avenue. A 2012 Ford F-350 Pick-up truck, driven by Farhad Partovi, a 57-year old resident of Encino, was negotiating a left turn from southbound Etiwanda Avenue to eastbound Sherman Way collided with an 83-year-old pedestrian identified as Ik Sun Lim, a resident of Van Nuys, crossing Sherman Way in a southbound direction.

The pedestrian sustained major head trauma and was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department personnel to a local hospital for medical treatment. The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries at 4:56 p.m.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Officer M. Tucker at (818) 644-8114. During non-business hours or weekends, calls may be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800)-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most key pads) using a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters can also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "web tips" and follow the prompts.


iWatch