Elderly Woman Struck by Hit & Run Driver Collision Caught on Camera NR15084SF

March 18, 2015

Los Angeles: Detectives from
South Traffic Division are asking for the public’s help in
identifying a Hit and Run driver who struck an elderly woman near
the University of Southern California.

On March 16, 2015, around 8:00 a.m., an 87-year-old woman was
crossing the street eastbound on Adams Boulevard within a marked
crosswalk. The suspect, seen driving a silver colored late model
Infiniti SUV, (possibly QX or FX), drove eastbound on Adams
Boulevard then turned northbound onto Figueroa Street. The suspect
collided with the pedestrian and continued northbound on Figueroa
Street. After driving approximately one block north, the suspect
made a U-turn and drove past the victim in the southbound lanes. He
continued to drive around the University of Southern California
(USC) Campus at a high rate of speed and, on one occasion, drove
through a red light.

Detectives from South Traffic Division are asking for the public’s
help to identify the hit and run suspect that sent an elderly woman
to the hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this incident, or for more
information, is asked to call South Traffic Division at (323)
421-2500. During non-business hours or on the 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.