Police Search for Driver Involved in Venice Hit and Run



Police today investigated a hit-and-run crash last month in Venice that left a woman severely injured.

The victim was struck about 9:20 a.m. on Aug. 14, a Sunday, at the
intersection of Pacific and Horizon avenues, according to the Los Angeles
Police Department.

The car, described as a 1960s to 1970s model Chevrolet Impala with
a cream-colored top and blue or green body, was northbound on Pacific
Avenue when it struck the woman, who was walking with her dog, heading east on
Horizon, police said.

The vehicle was last seen continuing north on Pacific Avenue.

Anyone with information that could help identify the driver was urged to
call the West Traffic Division investigator handling the case at (213) 473-
0234 or (213) 473-0238.

After-hours and weekend calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or lacrimestoppers.org.