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 an area hospital where she remains in critical condition being treated for her injuries. The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Monterey Park Police Department Traffic Bureau.
The photos below depict the vehicle and persons of interest that are being sought for questioning in connection with this hit and run collision. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Monterey Park Police Department’s Traffic Investigator, Robert Julian, at 626-307-1238 or the Watch Commander at 626-573-1311.
(Please see inline photos of vehicle or attached PDF version.)
Vehicle has previous damage to the driver’s side rear quarter panel.
Stock photo of vehicle being sought – NOT ACTUAL VEHICLE.
(Please see inline photos of persons or attached PDF version.)
Subject seen driving the vehicle, passenger.
Traffic Investigator Robert Julian, Monterey Park Police Department