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The original item was published from 10/25/2023 9:54:00 AM to 10/25/2023 10:02:37 AM.

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Vehicle Involved in Felony Hit and Run Traffic Collision Has Been Located

10.25.23 UPDATED Hit and Run Collision Press Release

Monterey Park, Calif. – On October 18, 2023, at 4:36 p.m., Monterey Park Police Officers responded to a call of a hit-and-run injury traffic collision at the intersection of New Avenue and Garvey Avenue. Surveillance cameras captured a driver of a white Ford box truck failing to stop for a red light and broadsiding a sedan. The driver fled the scene in the box truck, last seen traveling southbound on Garfield Avenue toward the 60 freeway. The box truck sustained significant front-end damage.

The Monterey Park Fire Department extricated the injured occupants of the sedan with the jaws of life and transported them to a nearby hospital where they are being treated for life-threatening injuries. The collision is under investigation by the Monterey Park Police Department Traffic Bureau.

The still images below are of the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run collision. Investigators are asking persons who witnessed the collision or who have any information to contact Traffic Investigator D. Castellano at (626) 307-1240 or the Watch Commander at (626) 307-1200.

UPDATE: On October 24, 2023, MPPD located the vehicle involved in the Hit & Run traffic collision. 

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Watch Commander
Traffic Investigator D. Castellano

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