- Thursday June 21st, 2012 :: 04:49 p.m. PDT
Hit and Run suspect and vehicle information wanted.
June 21, 2012
Two Hit-and-Run Vehicles fatally struck a 66-year-old pedestrian at 41st Pl and Central Avenue
On June 17, 2012, at approximately 0150 hours, a 66-year-old man was crossing Central Avenue south of 4st Place. A silver Pontiac Grand AM with chrome rims that was traveling northbound Central Avenue struck the victim causing him to fall to the pavement. At approximately 3 minutes later the victim was run over by a green Suburban with tinted windows and possible chrome rims. The Suburban was also traveling northbound Central Avenue. The victim was dragged under the Suburban for approximately 200 feet. The driver of the Suburban was described as a male Hispanic in his 20’s with glasses and spiky hair.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Jose De Leon or Detective J. Mapson, Central Traffic Detectives at (213) 972-1852 or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 972-1953. The investigating detectives remind the public that all information will be kept strictly confidential. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anonymous calls can also be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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 www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "Webtips" and follow the prompts.
LAPD - Central Traffic Division
251 E. 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Central Traffic Division
4200 S Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90011