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 pedestrian in the Chollas View area of San Diego.

On September 23, 2017, at 1:30 a.m., a 63-year-old female was walking westbound across the 400 block of 47th Street, in San Diego. A dark grey Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound on 47th Street and struck the female. The female was launched into the air as a result of the vehicle striking her. The vehicle fled the scene and was last seen driving southbound on 47th Street towards Imperial Avenue.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for serious injuries including a fractured left and right tibia and fibula, fractured right femur, fractured right hip, and brain bleed. The victim remains hospitalized, but is expected to survive.

Investigators would also like to speak with any witnesses who may have information about the suspect’s vehicle.

Suspect’s Vehicle Description: 

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a dark grey colored 2014 to 2016 year model Toyota Corolla. The vehicle is missing its passenger side mirror and would have damage to its front bumper, hood, and windshield. There is no description of the driver.    

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) 495-7813 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 Victoria Houseman at (858) 573-5067 or via email at vhouseman@pd.sandiego.gov.
  • Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org