Los Angeles police asked for the public’s help Monday to find a hit-and-run driver who seriously hurt a pedestrian in the Park La Brea area before fleeing the scene.
The crash occurred about 7:15 a.m. on Jan. 30 at the intersection of La Brea Avenue and Third Street, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.
A 1998 or 1999 Mitsubishi Montero was headed south on La Brea Avenue when the driver hit a pedestrian who was moving east on Third Street, the LAPD’s West Traffic Division reported.
The Mitsubishi was described as dark green or maroon with a brush guard on the front and a spare tire mounted on the rear of the vehicle, police said.
Anyone with information on this crash or the driver was asked to call LAPD’s West Traffic detectives at either 213-473-0234 or 213-473-0222. Tipsters can also call the LAPD’s 24-hour tipline at 877-527-3247 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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