Car sought in Azusa hit-and-run

AZUSA >> A hit-and-run driver struck and badly injured a man in an Azusa crosswalk early Thursday, police said.
The 28-year-old victim suffered serious injuries in the 12:23 a.m. hit-and-run on Irwindale Avenue, just north of McKinley Avenue, Azusa police Sgt. Xavier Torres said in a written statement. He was hospitalized in “guarded” condition, the sergeant said.
The man was crossing Irwindale Avenue inside a crosswalk when he was struck, police said.
“A vehicle traveling northbound on Irwindale Avenue struck the pedestrian without slowing down or stopping,” Torres said. “It was last seen northbound on Irwindale Avenue.”
The car involved in the collision remained at-large Thursday afternoon, Azusa police officials said. It was initially described as a dark-colored or tan BMW or Mercedes-Benz sedan with a possibly cracked or broken windshield and damage to the front, right portion.
Anyone with information was asked to contact Azusa police Sgt. Randy Schmidt at 626-812-3210, or the Azusa Police Department at 626-812-3241.

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Norma Lambo, prominent Montebello woman, killed by hit-and-run driver

From KCBS/KCAL

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MONTEBELLO, Calif. (CBS) Police were searching for the driver of a pickup truck who struck and killed an 84-year-old woman as she walked her dog in the Los Angeles suburb of Montebello.

Police Lt. Brian Bart said 84-year-old Norma Lambo was struck at 6:12 p.m. Monday and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver kept going after the crash.

Friends and loved ones said Lambo was well-loved and respected for her generosity in the Montebello community. The victim was the widow of former Montebello City Clerk Andrew T. Lambo.

The pickup was described as a white Chevrolet Silverado extended cab with two doors, a tinted back window, chrome rims and a chrome front bumper that was apparently damaged in the crash and was last seen dragging on the street.

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