On January 18, 2019, at 7:26 p.m., Monterey Park Police Officers responded to a call of a traffic collision in the 100 block of W. Newmark Avenue. A female pedestrian was crossing Newmark Avenue mid-block between Garfield Avenue and Ramona Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle travelling west bound on Newmark Avenue. The driver fled the scene in a light colored sports utility vehicle with chrome rims west bound on Newmark Avenue to north bound Ramona Avenue.
The Monterey Park Fire Department transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital where she is being treated for her injuries. The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Monterey Park Police Department Traffic Bureau.
Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have information that would help identify the driver of the vehicle, or the vehicle involved to please call the Monterey Park Police Department at (626) 573-1311.
The vehicle pictured is of the actual suspect vehicle.
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Sergeant David Elliott, Monterey Park Police Department