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News Release

Friday, November 20, 2020

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: On Wednesday November 18, 2020, around 12:02 a.m., a green 1999 Honda Civic was involved in a speed contest at the 100 Block of North Myers Street. The Honda was traveling southbound on Myers Street when it collided with a gray 2006 Mercedes that was making a left turn. After the collision, a black Dodge Charger approached the Mercedes. The driver of the Mercedes, a Hispanic or White female and a Hispanic or White female passenger exited the car. Both women entered the Dodge Charger and fled the scene. The driver failed to render aid or identify herself as required by law.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported the driver of the Honda to a local area hospital with severe injuries.

Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves.

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.

***Video of suspect and vehicle can be viewed on the Central Traffic Twitter page @LAPDCTD24***

If anyone has information regarding the vehicle, driver, passenger or collision, please contact Officer Mendoza, Central Traffic Detectives, at 213-833-3713 or e-mail Officer Mendoza at 32010@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). 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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