Suspect Sought in Severe Hit & Run NR23039mp

February 23, 2023

Olympic Division: On Thursday, February 9, 2023, around 11:45 p.m., a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision occurred on Hoover Street, north of Washington Boulevard. The vehicle was traveling southbound on Hoover Street when it collided with the pedestrian. The driver fled the scene, failing to identify themselves, without stopping or rendering aid as required by law.

The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian is currently in stable condition.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white, four-door 2000-2005 Honda Civic, with dark tinted windows and after-market wheels.

Suspect Vehicle

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 information regarding the vehicle, please contact West Traffic Division Detectives, at (213) 473-0234 or (213) 473-022.  During weekends and off-hours calls should be directed to the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most Keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.