Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect(s) involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision that killed a male pedestrian.
On January 28, 2022, at 10:45 p.m., a white Honda traveling eastbound 3rd Street collided with a 63-year-old male pedestrian that was walking northbound across 3rd Street east of Hobart Boulevard. The impact caused the pedestrian to travel in a northeast direction and collide with the roadway. The driver of the white Honda fled the scene without identifying themselves or rendering aid to the pedestrian.
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene, provided medical attention and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital. Unfortunately, the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
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.
Anyone having information about this collision is asked to contact West Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 473-0234. During non-business hours or on weekends call should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-247 (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. Tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.