Public’s Assistance is Needed in Locating a Hit and Run Felony Suspect

September 18, 2001

"Public’s Assistance is Needed in Locating a Hit and Run Felony Suspect"
Press Conference
Wednesday, September 19, 2001
10:00 a.m.
Valley Traffic Division (In front)
6240 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys, CA

Valley: On Saturday, September 15, 2001, at approximately 8:00 p.m., seventy-one year old, Pura Sinsay of Reseda was crossing northbound Saticoy Street near Amigo Avenue. She was struck by a possible Chevrolet Silverado pickup, green in color. After the collision, the driver failed to stop, identify him/herself, render aid, or call for emergency medical assistance. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics transported Sinsay to Northridge Hospital where she died from her injuries.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact Officer Schiltz, Valley Traffic Division Detectives at 818-756-8391.
The family of Sinsay will be present and available for media questions.
This media advisory was prepared by Officer La Donna Cissell, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.