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LOS ANGELES, California – A 25-year-old woman was hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Pacific Coast Highway near Temescal Canyon Road about 12:41 a.m. on Aug. 11, The Los Angeles Police Department reported in a press release.

The police department is seeking the public’s help identifying the driver who fled the scene of the pedestrian accident and left the injured woman in the roadway.

The Los Angeles Fire Department transported the injured woman to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries, the report said.

Under California law, drivers involved in traffic accidents are required to remain at the scene of the crash and render aid to injured victims. Anyone who flees the crash can be charged with a felony and if the victim is killed there can be vehicular manslaughter charges as well.

West Traffic Division Officers Kordis and Antoine are conducting the Felony Hit & Run traffic investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call them at (213) 473-0234.

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