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Friday, November 22, 2019

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Severe Injury Felony Hit and Run Traffic Collision NR19317jc

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department's Central Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public's help in locating the alleged driver involved in a felony hit and run traffic collision that left the victim - a male adult - with severe injuries and in critical condition.

On November 21, 2019, around 10:45 p.m., the victim was in the vicinity of Olympic Boulevard and Lake Street and, while crossing the street, the victim was then struck by the suspect's vehicle. The suspect's vehicle is described as a light-colored possible Tesla Model 3. After the collision, the driver fled the scene failing to stop to render aid and identify themselves.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the injured pedestrian to a local hospital in critical condition.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund. A reward of up to $25,000 is available to community members that provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Central Traffic Division, Detective Moses Castillo at 213-833-3713, and/or email at 30215@lapd.online. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 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 online tip. 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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