Below is the original News Release for a hit and run collision occurring at the intersection of El Monte Avenue and Camino Real Avenue, on Monday, September 30, 2013.
According to family members, the pedestrian is making good progress toward recovery after sustaining severe injuries in this collision. Our investigators have had few leads develop in the case and we are posting the information in hopes of finding a witness to the collision. Both roadways are well traveled in the morning hours and we hope additional persons may have seen this suspect vehicle (highlighted below).
If you have information related to this collision, please contact the Arcadia Police Department at 626.574.5150. You can also submit anonymous tips and information via text, phone, or web to LA Regional Crime Stoppers, at 800.222.TIPS (8477), or texting "TIPLA"to CRIMES (274637), or by clicking the tip button on the Blog sidebar. Reference APD case #1304635.
Incident: Hit and Run Traffic Collision, Automobile vs. Pedestrian
Date and Time of Release: September 30, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
The Arcadia Police Department had officers respond to the intersection of El Monte and Camino Real at approximately 7:30 a.m. on September 30, 2013 on the report of a hit and run traffic collision, involving a pedestrian.
The hit and run vehicle was described as a mid-2000 model Toyota Corolla gray in color, which was last seen eastbound on Camino Real. The Toyota had a California license plate with the first digit of “5” and the last two digits of “40.” The driver of the hit and run vehicle was described as a female in her 40’s.
The pedestrian is a 75-year-old female Arcadia resident who sustained a severe head injury, and was transported to a local hospital where she is in critical condition.
The investigation is continuing by Arcadia Police Department Detective Bureau. Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at (626)574-5150. You can also submit crime tips and information via text, phone, or web to LA Regional Crime Stoppers, 800-222-TIPS (8477).
Robert T. Guthrie, Chief of Police
By: Lieutenant Mike CastroOperations Division
Refer Case #1304635