Vehicle vs Pedestrian Severe Traffic Collision NR19183jl

July 1, 2019

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Central Traffic Division detectives are asking
for the public’s help in identifying and locating any relatives of
a pedestrian that was severely struck by a vehicle in Newton

On June 25, 2019, around 11:55 a.m., a blue 2014 Ford Taurus
collided with a pedestrian crossing the street in the intersection
at San Pedro Street and 36th Street. The driver of the vehicle
observed the pedestrian and began to apply the brake, however; the
driver was not able to stop his vehicle and collided with the

Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics transported the
pedestrian to a local hospital where he remains in critical

There was no indication that the driver of the vehicle was
intoxicated and LAPD detectives do not believe any other crimes
were involved in this collision. The driver remained at scene and
is cooperating with the investigation.

The pedestrian is described as a 30 to 35-year-old male Hispanic,
bald with brown eyes. He stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs
about 140-150 pounds. Detectives have exhausted their means in an
attempt to identify the pedestrian. He is currently a “John Doe” at
the hospital.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact
Central Traffic Division detectives, Officer Mendoza at (213)
833-3713 or Email During non-business hours or
on weekends, calls should be directed to (323) 421-2577 or
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.