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News Release

Friday, March 22, 2019

Media Relations

Severe Hit and Run In Glassell Park NR19075sr

Glassell Park: The Los Angeles Police Department Central Traffic Detectives are investigating a felony hit and run that occurred on November 16, 2018, around 5:15 P.M., at San Fernando Road and Hallett Avenue.

A father and his young daughter were crossing the street, from the southeast corner to the northeast corner, in a marked crosswalk. As they were approximately 16-feet away from making it across the street, a red four door vehicle, possibly a Toyota Camry, approached them at a high rate of speed. The father realized that the vehicle was not going to stop, and he pushed his daughter out of the vehicles path, however the father was struck by the vehicle launching him onto the sidewalk

The driver of the red vehicle failed to stop to render aid and identify themselves, as required by law and fled the scene. The father sustained a broken right femur, and because of his fast actions his daughter only sustained scratches on her face.

The collision was captured on video by surveillance system from an adjacent building.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the LAPD Central Traffic Division Detectives at 213-833-3713 or Detective-II Juan Campos 213-486-0755. 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 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.