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Brentwood: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for the Hit and Run traffic collision that severely injured a pedestrian.
On March 6, 2021, around 10:10 a.m., the victim was walking northbound on Carmelina Avenue when she was struck by the suspect’s vehicle who was traveling eastbound on Sunset Boulevard. The impact caused the pedestrian to fall and collide with the roadway. The driver of the suspect’s vehicle exited the car, approached the pedestrian, returned to his vehicle, and fled without identifying themselves or attempting to render aid to the victim as required by law.
The victim sustained severe injuries and was transported to a local hospital by the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The victim is described as an elderly female.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a gray older model sedan.
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.
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 who 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 West Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 473-0234 or (213) 473-0222. During non-business 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.