Scene of hit and run (ABC7)
LOS ANGELES – LAPD has announced a $50,000 reward in a hit-and- run collision that killed a female adult pedestrian on August 30th. The fatality occurred around 8:25 p.m. on Wilshire Boulevard at Federal Avenue.
The suspect’s vehicle traveled eastbound on Wilshire Boulevard as the pedestrian was crossing on the marked crosswalk. The driver’s vehicle struck the pedestrian and left the scene without rendering aid or giving identification, as required by law.
The responding Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics pronounced the woman dead at the scene. The victim is a female in her fifties. Identification will be released upon notification of next of kin.
The Los Angeles Police Department West Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect .
A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender’s identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise. On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund.
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact the LAPD West Traffic Division detectives at (213) 473-0234.
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 www.lacrimestoppers.org.