Woman Sleeping on Sidewalk Struck and Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver NR22105ne

April 18, 2022

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for a hit-and-run traffic collision that killed a 65-year-old woman.

On April 16, 2022, around 1:45 a.m., a white four-door GMC Envoy Denali SUV traveling eastbound on E Street, ran off the road and struck a pedestrian who was sleeping on the sidewalk killing her. The suspect exited the vehicle and entered a second vehicle described as a Nissan Altima. The Altima fled eastbound on E Street and left the GMC SUV abandoned on the sidewalk.

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 $50,000 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 is encouraged to contact South Traffic Division, Officers Antonio Hurd or Marlo Lopez Del Haro at (323) 421-2500. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to the South Traffic Watch Commander at (323) 421-2577 or contact 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.