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News Release

Friday, July 4, 2008

Media Relations

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 on Hollywood Boulevard and Gramercy Place.

On Thursday, July 4, 2008, at around 1:40 a.m., an unidentified male victim was walking southbound Hollywood Boulevard in a marked crosswalk, when a possible silver vehicle driving westbound on Hollywood Boulevard, struck him. 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.

The driver of the hit and run vehicle is described as a male Black, 5’8 to 6’0 feet tall, weighs between 170-175 pounds, and has corn rows. There was a passenger in the vehicle described only as a male Hispanic.

Investigators have few leads and are asking anyone with information in this matter to call West Traffic Division Detective Section at 213-473-0234 during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, please phone the West Traffic Watch commander at 213-473-0222 or the 24-hour Detective Information desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).