Felony Hit and Run Traffic Collision NR19179gk

June 28, 2019

Southwest Division: The Los
Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division detectives are
asking for the public’s assistance in providing information that
will lead to the identification and arrest of a driver in a hit and
run collision that injured a 42-year-old victim.

On Monday, June 16, 2019, around 10:00 a.m., a severe hit and run
traffic collision occurred at Figueroa Street and 45th Street. A
light (possible silver) Nissan Sentra was traveling southbound
Figueroa Street when they made a left westbound turn onto 45th
Street and collided with a bicyclist, traveling northbound on
Figueroa Street. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and
render aid, identify him/herself as required by law.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported
the victim, to a local hospital, where he remains in critical

Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision,
they should stop, notify emergency services, and remain at the
scene to identify themselves.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles
Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust
Fund. A reward of up to $25,000 is available to community members
who provide information leading to the offender’s identification,
apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact
South Traffic Division Detectives, Detective Moreno at
213-822-6005 or Detective Flannery at 323-421-2500. During
non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to
323-421-2577 or 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.