Misdemeanor Hit and Run Traffic Collision on 6th Street Viaduct, Driver Charged NR22206ll

July 20, 2022

Los Angeles: On July 18, 2022, at around 10:20 p.m., the driver of a 2016 White Dodge Challenger was recorded for several minutes conducting burnouts on the newly renovated 6th Street Viaduct. The driver of the Challenger was driving eastbound on 6th Street when he lost control and collided with a 2021 Nissan Sentra and a 2022 Honda Civic. The driver of the White Dodge Challenger fled the scene without identifying himself and abandoned the vehicle. The Dodge Challenger was impounded for 30 days for 23109.2(A)(1)VC, Exhibition of Speed.

On July 19, 2022, at 1:30 p.m., the driver/registered owner of the Dodge Challenger, walked into Central Station and admitted to driving the Dodge Challenger on the 6th Street Viaduct, colliding with two vehicles and leaving the scene.

On July 20, 2022, the case was presented to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.

We would like to remind everybody when involved in a traffic crash to stop and check on the other parties, make sure they are not injured, call 9-1-1 if they need medical attention, and to exchange information. Don’t convert a traffic crash into a crime.

If anyone has additional information regarding the vehicle and the driver, please contact Detective Juan Campos, Central Traffic Detectives, at (213) 833-3713, or email him at 31480@lapd.online, or contact the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 833-3746 during weekends and off-hours or telephone the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). For anonymous telephone 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.