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LAPD - Central Traffic Division
Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 :: 07:10 a.m. PDT


Woman in critical condition after being struck by a hit and run vehicle

Los Angeles- On May 2, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., a woman in her thirties, was crossing at the intersection of 70th Street and Broadway when she was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Broadway.  The driver of the vehicle stopped briefly then fled the scene southbound on Broadway.
The victim was taken to California Hospital Medical Center by paramedics from the Los Angeles City Fire Department.  She suffered severe head trauma and is listing in critical condition.  Her identity is unknown.
According to witnesses, the hit and run vehicle is described as a white Toyota Tacoma with a camper shell. There is front end damage as a result of the collision. There is no driver description. 
The investigation is being handled by LAPD Central Traffic Division Detectives and can be reached at (213) 833-3713 or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 486-3713.  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 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

LAPD - Central Traffic Division
251 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

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