Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating the alleged driver involved in a felony hit and run traffic collision that left Jose Artega, 39-year-old male in critical condition. Detectives are also asking for the public’s help in locating the victim’s family members.
On December 13, 2019, around 11:30 p.m., a pedestrian was severely injured as he was attempting to cross Central Avenue at 67th Street. A vehicle described as a 4 door, black or dark blue Kia was traveling southbound when it collided with the pedestrian. The driver of the Kia failed to stop and identify him/herself and render aid as required by law.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Moses Castillo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Central Traffic Detectives at (213) 833-3713 or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 833-3746. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, 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.