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Monday, November 23, 2020

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Severe Injury to a 76-Year-Old Great Grandmother NR20296ti

UPDATE
December 10, 2020
Detectives need to identify two witnesses for a Fatal Hit and Run. They were captured on video associating with the driver of the Toyota Corolla, Ronald Waldamar Jo-Jlux. One witness was a passenger in the hit and run vehicle. The second witness is a possible food vendor who delivered food to the hit and run suspect and the passenger on two different occasions. The vendor was selling food out of a 2016-2020 white Toyota Rav4. Video footage can be viewed on Central Traffic's Twitter account @LAPDCTD24, Instagram account @LAPDCTD24 or YouTube account "LAPD Central Traffic."



UPDATE
December 2, 2020

Detectives need help locating Ronald Waldamar Jo-Jlux, AKA Ronald Lux, a 26-year-old Male Hispanic who stands 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light color hooded sweat top and light-colored shorts. Ronald is wanted for questioning in the Fatal Hit and Run of Victim Jeun Chu Ham. Detectives believe Ronald is currently driving the vehicle involved in the hit and run, a 4-door tan or a gold 2003 to 2008 Toyota Corolla, with its driver side wheels missing its hub caps or is equipped with aftermarket black rims. It is believed Ronald is living out of the vehicle and his whereabouts are unknown.





UPDATE
November 24, 2020

On November 23, 2020, around 8:00 p.m., Mrs. Kuen Ham succumbed to her injuries and passed away at the hospital. She was surrounded by her family.

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 $50,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.




Hit and Run Traffic Collision Causes Severe Injury to a 76-Year-Old Great Grandmother

Los Angeles: On November 23, 2020, around 5:55 a.m., a Severe Injury Hit and Run occurred near Union Avenue and Miramar Street. A possible tan, 4-door, 2000 to 2010 Toyota Corolla was travelling northbound Union Avenue and made a westbound left turn onto Miramar Street. Mrs. Kuen Ham was crossing Miramar Street when the driver of the Toyota collided into her. The collision knocked her onto the street and dragged her approximately 15-feet before she was dislodged. The driver fled the scene without stopping to render aid and to identify him or herself.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded, and Mrs. Kuen was immediately transported to a local hospital. Mrs. Kuen was admitted into the intensive care unit with life threatening injuries.



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 who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

If anyone has information regarding the male, please contact Detective Juan Campos, Central Traffic Detectives, at (213) 833-3713, e-mail 31480@lapd.online or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 833-3746. During weekends and off-hours calls should be directed to the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). For anonymous calls please call LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org, or Tipsters www.lapdonline.org.


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