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News Release

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Central Traffic Division are asking for the public's help in locating the suspect involved in a hit and run traffic collision.

On May 19, 2019, around 11:25 p.m., the driver of a dark blue Honda Accord collided with a pedestrian crossing Hollywood Boulevard, just east of Vermont Avenue. The driver fled the scene without rendering aid and identifying herself.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the location and transported the victim to a local hospital with severe injuries.

The suspect is described as a female White, over 30 years of age, with dark hair and brown eyes. She stands between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 130-140 pounds.



The City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund in April 2015. A reward of up to $25,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves.


Anyone with information about this traffic collision is asked to contact Detective Moses Castillo, Central Traffic Division, at (213) 833-3713 or email 30215@lapd.online. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 833-3746 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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