Felony Hit & Run Traffic Collision NR20280ml

November 15, 2020

Los Angeles: On Sunday, November
15, 2020, at approximately 6:55 a.m., a male pedestrian was walking
northbound on Broadway at 7th Street, in a marked crosswalk, when
he was hit by a dark four door vehicle, possibly a Dodge

The vehicle was traveling eastbound on 7th Street at Broadway, when
the vehicle ran a red light and went into oncoming westbound
traffic and collided with the pedestrian.

The vehicle continued eastbound on 7th Street where it stopped at
7th Street and Spring Street; the driver exited the vehicle, looked
at the damage to his or her vehicle, then fled the location without
rendering aid or identifying him or herself as required by

The suspect is described as a heavy-set male or female wearing a
yellow vest. Video surveillance captured the traffic collision and
captured the driver exiting their vehicle at 7th and Spring. The
pedestrian was transported to USCMC with severe injuries.

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 compromise.

If anyone has information regarding the vehicle, driver or
collision, please contact Detective DeHesa, Central Traffic
Detectives, at (213) 833-3713 or e-mail Detective DeHesa at
31161@lapd.online or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at
(213) 833-3746. During weekends and off-hours calls should be
directed to the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(1-877-527-3247). For anonymous calls please call LA Regional
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or visit
www.lacrimestoppers.org, or Tipsters www.lapdonline.org.