are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck a 25-year-old woman walking on the Pacific Coast Highway near Temescal Canyon Road early Saturday morning.
According to Officer Sara Faden, a car traveling southbound on the PCH reportedly struck the woman and failed to stop to render aid. Faden said the woman was taken to the hospital. Due to the extent of her injuries, the case is considered a felony hit-and-run. The incident occurred at approximately 12:40 a.m.
Officers and detectives from the West LAPD Traffic Division are handling the investigation, Faden said.
She said there is no further information on the description of the vehicle. Police are seeking the public's help for information about the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call 213-473-0234. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).
Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).
Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to cellphone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads). All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.