Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department, Central Traffic Detectives, are investigating a Severe Injury Felony Hit-and-Run in Newton Division.
On May 25, 2022, at 2:00 a.m., a pedestrian was struck near the intersection of 12th Street and Central Avenue by an unknown make and model silver SUV. The driver fled the scene without rendering aid and identifying him or herself. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital. The pedestrian was admitted into the hospital for his severe injuries.
Video of the collision is posted on Central Traffic social media accounts YouTube “LAPD Central Traffic,” Twitter @LAPDCTD24, and Instagram @LAPD_CTD_24.
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.
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 at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.