5-year-old boy and Grandmother Seriously Injured By Hit and Run Driver NR15007nv

January 7, 2015

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police
Department Central Traffic Division detectives are asking for the
public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the
arrest of the suspect involved in a hit and run collision between a
vehicle and two pedestrians.

On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, around 7:45 a.m., Central Traffic
Division Officers were called to investigate a hit-and-run traffic
collision that occurred on Beverly Boulevard, just east of Robinson

The suspect’s car, possibly an older model gray Lincoln Navigator,
was traveling eastbound on Beverly Boulevard when it collided with
two pedestrians crossing northbound on Beverly Boulevard.

The suspect continued eastbound on Beverly Boulevard without
rendering aid or exchanging information, in violation of 20001VC,
Hit and Run Felony.

Both victims, 48-year-old Emma Cermeno a resident of the city of
Los Angeles, and her 5-year-old grandson were transported to local
hospitals by LAFD paramedics where they received medical treatment.
Cermeno is listed in stable condition however her grandson is in
serious condition.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact
Central Traffic Division detectives at 213-833-3713 or Detective
Felix Padilla at 213-486-0753. 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
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also
contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637
(C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages
should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to
LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.