West Traffic Div. Releases More Information on Hit-and-Run Death
Officials from the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division have released additional information about a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run collision that killed a woman in West Los Angeles on Dec. 2.
At approximately 9:17 p.m., 60-year-old Razia Shariff parked her Honda CRV on the west side of Centinela Avenue just north of Nebraska Avenue, and was exiting the vehicle when she was struck by an unidentified car traveling southbound on Centinela Avenue. The driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene without rendering aid. Shariff suffered extensive blunt force trauma injuries and later died after being taken to a local hospital.
West Traffic Division detectives have developed leads that revealed the vehicle is a 1992-1997 Toyota Corolla, DX or base model, with black mirrors. Investigators believe that the Corolla has damage to the front fender, turn signal and windshield. The passenger side mirror is also possibly missing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact West Traffic Division detectives at (213)473-0234. During weekend and off-hours, call the LAPD’s 24-hour, toll-free hotline at (877)LAPD-24-7.