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Toyota Camry Involved in Hit and Run on Escalona in La Mirada, One Dead, Two Injured

 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Norwalk Station Traffic Detectives are investigating a fatal Hit and Run that occurred on the 14800 block of Escalona Road, La Mirada, on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Investigators have learned that a 2015-2017 dark grey 4dr Toyota Camry (actual vehicle pictured) struck three pedestrians while travelling north on Escalona Road at approximately 1:15pm. The three pedestrians, whom were walking north along Escalona Rd, were struck from behind.

Preliminary investigation at the scene revealed that an unknown male driver failed to stop after the collision and continued north on Escalona Road and out of view.  The force of the impact caused damage to the front passenger side, near the headlight/bumper area of the vehicle.

The female adult and grandmother of the two children, was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

The two children, a boy and a girl, were also transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the pictured vehicle, which was captured on video surveillance prior to the Hit and Run.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Norwalk Station at (562) 863-8711.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

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