Pacoima: On July 11, 2023, around 6:15 P.M., a light-colored, possibly silver sedan was traveling northbound Glenoaks Boulevard (north of Montford Street) at a high rate of speed when it veered to the right, crossed over the bicycle lane, and collided with a pedestrian (victim). The victim was standing next to the driver’s door of his legally parked vehicle when he was struck. The silver sedan continued northbound Glenoaks Boulevard without stopping, identifying self, or attempting to render aid to the victim who sustained severe injuries.
The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for medical treatment where he is listed in critical condition. The victim is described as a male, black, approximately 69-years-old.
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.
This investigation is on-going at this time. Anyone who was driving in the area of Glenoaks Boulevard and Montford Street around 6:15 P.M., and observed this collision is urged to call Valley Traffic Division Detectives with information.
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 that provide information leading to the offender’s identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Detective Otrosina at (818) 644-8036 of Officer Hansen at (818) 644-8020. During nonbusiness hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.