Woman Hospitalized after Hit-and-Run Crash near 5 Freeway

ANAHEIM, CA (February 23, 2022) – On Thursday, a hit-and-run collision on La Palma Avenue sent one woman to the hospital.

The collision happened in the area of West La Palma Avenue and Brookhurst Street, near the 5 Freeway.

Furthermore, as per CHP, a woman was walking in a marked crosswalk in the area, when a Jeep on westbound La Palma Avenue struck the woman.

Consequently, the driver did not stop and fled the scene. Meanwhile, responding medics rushed the woman to a hospital with moderate injuries.

Moreover, the officials described the car as a camouflage green and appeared to be an off-road vehicle. The driver is described as a man in his late 20s to early 30s, bald with a full beard.

Meanwhile, Officials have not released the name, age, or city of residence of the female victim.

Authorities asked anyone with further information to contact Anaheim Police Department Traffic Investigator Fay at 714-765-1577.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

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