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Monday, September 21, 2015

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Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit & Run NR15320ml

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating the driver responsible for a Hit and Run Traffic Collision leaving a woman critically injured.

On September 18, 2015, at about 9:45 p.m., the victim, was walking in marked crosswalk at the intersection of Figueroa Street and Avenue 55 in Highland Park, when she was struck by a white 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer with a California license plate number of 4ZCG222, as it traveled northbound on Figueroa Street.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and identify themselves or render aid.

The victim, a 51-years-old female Hispanic was transported to a local hospital for her injuries where she remains in critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the LAPD Central Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 833-3713, or Detective Michael Kaden at (213) 486-0750, or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 486-8344. 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 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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