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News Release

Monday, November 7, 2016

Media Relations

Hit & Run Collision Leaves Pedestrian Severely Injured NR16343sr

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Valley 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, which left a 72-year-old woman severely injured.

On October 17, 2016, around 1:20 p.m., a hit and run traffic collision occurred in a parking lot in the 15000 block of Sherman Way. An elderly woman was walking across the parking lot when the suspect drove in reverse and collided with her. The suspect continued in reverse and ran over the victim causing serious injuries. The suspect fled the scene failing to identify himself and render aid.

Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital.

The suspect is described as a male Black, approximately 6 feet tall and 180 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a blue and yellow shirt.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a possible 2005, blue, four door, Audi.
The vehicle had prior damage to the front passenger side.

The investigation is ongoing, anyone who may have witnessed or have any information about this traffic collision is asked to contact The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Traffic Detectives, Officer Fredo at (818) 644-8037 or Detective III Bustos at (818) 644-8021, during normal business hours. After-hours calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247) the Valley Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 473-0222. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, 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.