Street Racing Felony Hit and Run NR18316ti

December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 NR18316ti
On December 10, 2018, around 2 a.m.,
38-year-old Franklin Winbom was arrested near the 1400 block of
South Grand Avenue for Engaging in a speed contest with specific
injuries (23109.1 VC) and Unsafe Speed (22350 VC). Franklin’s bail
is set at $20,000.

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department’s South
Traffic Division are asking for the public’s help in providing any
information that would lead to the identification of the suspect
involved in a hit and run traffic collision which left two
9-year-old girls severely injured.

On December 9, 2018, around 8:55 p.m., the victim was turning south
onto Hoover Street from westbound Florence Avenue when she was
struck by a black Chevy Camaro that was racing a black Ford
Mustang. Both vehicles were racing at a high rate of speed at the
time of the collision. After the collision, the driver of the black
Ford Mustang fled the scene without providing aid or identifying
themselves, as required by law.

Los Angeles Fire paramedics responded and transported a 24-year-old
female, two 9-year-old girls, and the driver of the racing Camaro,
a 39-year-old male, to local hospitals with severe injuries.

The suspect’s vehicle is a two door Black Ford Mustang with black
rims, black rear wing spoiler, and possible light or tan

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

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

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact
South Traffic Division, Detective Moreno or Detective Flannery at
323-421-2500 from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. After
hours please contact South Traffic Division’s Watch Commander at
323-421-2577. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls
should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone
wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime
Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.