DOWNTOWN — The Santa Monica Police Department needs the public’s help in locating a vehicle used in a felony hit-and-run collision that left a 53-year-old woman with significant injuries.

Police said witnesses described the car as a late model Mitsubishi Eclipse, two-door sedan that is black in color. The driver was described as a male Hispanic or Asian. Police said witnesses can describe the driver if they see him in person.

The accident occurred on March 30, around 4:15 p.m. The victim was crossing Pico Boulevard in the 3200 block when she was hit. She was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Police did not release any more information on the victim’s condition.

The driver allegedly left the scene in the vehicle, leaving the victim lying in the street. Witnesses said the driver was last seen moving at a high speed near the intersection of Cloverfield and Pico boulevards.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Investigator Chris Dawson at (310)458-8954 or the SMPD at (310) 458-8495.

kevinh@smdp.com

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