Unknown Suspect Wanted for Felony Hit and Run

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the driver that struck a parked vehicle in the Lincoln Park area of San Diego, causing major injuries to one of suspect’s passengers.  

On May 27, 2018, at approximately 4:50 a.m., an unidentified adult female was driving a gray 2010 Mazda 3 southbound on the 500 block of S. 47th Street, in San Diego. The female made a move to the right and struck an unoccupied parked SUV. The collision caused a 79-year-old male passenger, who was sitting unrestrained in the back seat of the Mazda, to be thrown forward striking the front passenger’s seat. A 39-year-old male passenger who was sitting in the front passenger’s seat suffered minor injuries.

The female driver got out of the Mazda and walked away from the scene before police arrived.  Medics transported the 79-year-old male to a local hospital for multiple major head and neck injuries. This male is not expected to survive his injuries.   

Suspect’s Description:

The suspect is described as a Black female, in her 50’s, wearing a long sleeve purple colored shirt, gray jeans with multiple rips in them, black socks and no shoes. 

Unknown Suspect

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call SDPD’s Traffic Division at (858) 495-7805 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Please visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send a web or mobile app tip. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sergeant Victoria Houseman at (858) 573-5067 or email at vhouseman@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org .