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News Release

Thursday, April 17, 2008

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Hit and Run Driver Sought

Los Angeles: Traffic detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a driver involved in a hit and run traffic collision in Panorama City.

On Wednesday, April 17, 2008, at around 10:30 p.m., a 32-year-old female victim was attempting to enter her car parked on Woodman Avenue, just south of Willard Avenue, when a silver older model vehicle travelling northbound on Woodman Avenue struck her. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop to identify himself and render aid to the injured victim as required by law.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where she is listed in critical, but stable condition.

Investigators have few leads and are asking anyone with information in this matter is asked to call Valley Traffic Detectives, Officer M. Garcia at 818-374-1937 during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, please phone the Valley Traffic Watch commander at 818-756-8381 or the 24-hour Detective Information desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).