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 pedestrian in the Claremont area of San Diego.
On April 30, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., a 37-year-old woman was struck by a black Honda Civic, while legally crossing the intersection of 5200 Mt. Edna Drive and 4200 Genesee Avenue. The driver momentarily stopped his black Honda Civic along the west curb line, 4200 Genesee Avenue, facing south. He approached the victim and witnesses, but then got back inside his car, and drove away southbound on Genesee Avenue. The victim suffered serious injuries.
The hit and run driver was described as a White male, with blue eyes and short blond hair. He was described as being in his 40s to 50s, standing about 5’9” tall, and weighing between 180 to 200 lbs. He was last seen wearing a blue or gray T-shirt, with an emblem on his left chest, cargo shorts with a green stripe, and tennis shoes.
Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect and or the suspect’s vehicle is asked to call SDPD’s Traffic Division at (858) 495-7808 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 cell phone 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 Traffic Division Sergeant V. Houseman at (858) 573-5067 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at email@example.com or SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org .