Los Angeles: The Los
Angeles Police Department Valley Traffic Division detectives are
asking for the public’s help in providing any information that
would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect involved
in a hit and run collision, which left a 72-year-old woman severely
On October 17, 2016, around 1:20 p.m., a hit and run traffic
collision occurred in a parking lot in the 15000 block of Sherman
Way. An elderly woman was walking across the parking lot when the
suspect drove in reverse and collided with her. The suspect
continued in reverse and ran over the victim causing serious
injuries. The suspect fled the scene failing to identify himself
and render aid.
Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene
and transported the victim to a local hospital.
The suspect is described as a male Black, approximately 6 feet tall
and 180 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a blue and yellow
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a possible 2005, blue, four
The vehicle had prior damage to the front passenger side.
The investigation is ongoing, anyone who may have witnessed or have
any information about this traffic collision is asked to contact
The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Traffic Detectives,
Officer Fredo at (818) 644-8037 or Detective III Bustos at (818)
644-8021, during normal business hours. After-hours calls may be
directed to a 24-hour, toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(527-3247) the Valley Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213)
473-0222. 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.