Sun Valley: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a driver involved in a hit-and-run traffic collision that severely injured a 47-year-old female pedestrian.
On September 28, 2022, at 3:10 a.m., a vehicle was traveling southbound on Lankershim Boulevard when it made an eastbound turn onto Kewen Avenue and collided with the pedestrian. The driver fled the scene without stopping, rendering aid, or identifying themselves.
Paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital for medical treatment.
The suspect vehicle is described a red cabin large dump truck. There is no description of the driver.
Actual Suspect Vehicle
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 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 Officer S. Reyes at (818) 644-8114. 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.