LAPD looking for suspect in Brentwood hit and run earlier this month
By Sam Catanzaro
Police are asking the public for help identifying a suspect who severely injured an elderly woman in a Brentwood hit and run earlier this month.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), the incident was reported around 10:10 a.m. March 6 when a elderly woman walking northbound on Carmelina Avenue was struck by a vehicle driving eastbound on Sunset Boulevard.
Police say the impact caused the victim to fall and hit the road. According to the LAPD, the driver got out of the vehicle, approached the victim before returning to his vehicle and fled without identifying themselves, as required by law.
The victim sustained “severe” injuries and was hospitalized, officials say.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a gray older model sedan.
There is no further description of the suspect other than that he was a male
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact West Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 473-0234 or (213) 473-0222. Calls on weekends or non-business hours should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).