May 8, 2023 NR23117mp
Porter Ranch: The victim has died as a result of the injuries he sustained during the hit-and-run traffic collision.
Porter Ranch: On May 7, 2023 around 12:57 a.m., a dark colored vehicle was traveling eastbound on Braemore Road from Bowmore Avenue when it collided with a pedestrian that was sitting in the roadway on Braemore Road. The dark colored vehicle fled the scene eastbound on Braemore Road. The hit and run driver failed to stop, identify themselves, or attempt to render aid to the pedestrian that sustained severe injuries.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported the male that was gravely injured to a local hospital where he is being treated. The pedestrian is a male, Hispanic in his 20’s. LAPD Valley Traffic Detectives are investigating and seeking the public’s assistance in locating the hit and run vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Braemore Road.
Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves.
The public is also reminded that as pedestrians, they should exercise caution when crossing streets, obey traffic lights, cross within marked crosswalks, and obey the rules of the road.
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 $50,000 is available
to community members that provide information leading to the offender’s identification,
apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Officer Reyes (818) 644-8114 or Det Ortega at (818) 644-8035. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.