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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

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Hit and Run Collision Leaves Victim Seriously Injured

Up to $50,000 Reward Available for Information on This Crime

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.


Pacific Division: Los Angeles Police Department West Traffic Division Detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect involved in a hit and run collision.

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 1:25 A.M., a white Mercedes was traveling westbound on Venice Boulevard approaching Sepulveda Boulevard and collided with the victim who was walking southbound Sepulveda Boulevard in marked crosswalk. The victim survived and sustained serious injuries. The driver of the white Mercedes fled the scene without identifying himself or herself and did not render aid to the victim, as required by law.

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The hit and run vehicle is described as a white Mercedes. This investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact West Traffic Division Detectives, at 213-473-0234 or 213-473-0222. Please refer to LAPD report number 21-14-11613. 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 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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