Hit & Run Collision in Hollenbeck Division NR20269jc

October 23, 2020

October 25, 2020

Update # 2
On October 24, 2020, at approximately 11:20 a.m.,
44-year-old Oscar Suarez turned himself for the Felony Hit and
Run that occurred on October 22, 2020.

Suarez was booked for Felony Hit and Run and warrants. His bail
is $28,340.

If anyone has any other information, please contact Detective
Juan Campos, Central Traffic Detectives, at (213) 833-3713 or
e-mail 31480@lapd.online or Central Traffic Division Watch
Commander at (213) 833-3746.

October 23,


**To view the video, go to Central Traffic
Division’s Twitter account @LAPDCTD24**

Los Angeles: On October
22, 2020, around 6:50 p.m., a resident of El Sereno was crossing
Bullard Avenue when a vehicle collided into him knocking him onto
the roadway. The driver of the suspect vehicle stopped, exited
the vehicle, reentered his vehicle, and fled the scene without
rendering aid or identifying himself. The suspect fled westbound
on Alhambra Avenue from Bullard Avenue. The driver failed to
remain at the scene, render aid, and identify themselves as
required by law.

The driver is described as a 30-40-year-old Hispanic male wearing
a gray shirt and blue jeans. The suspect’s vehicle is described
as a white pick-up truck.

The victim is described as a 75-year-old male Hispanic.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene
and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital where he was
admitted to the Intensive Care Unit with severe injuries. He is in
critical condition but stable.

Drivers are reminded to drive at a safe speed and if you become
involved in a collision, you should pull over and stop as soon as
it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the
scene to identify yourself.

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

If anyone has information regarding the vehicle, driver, or
collision please contact Detective Juan Campos of Central Traffic
Division detectives at 213-833-3713 email: 31480@lapd.online or
Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-833-3746. During
non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to
(323) 846-6553 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.