Woman Suspected as Driver in Hit-and-run Crash is Arrested
LONG BEACH, Calif., (January 5, 2024) – Cher Srey, 55, of Long Beach, surrendered herself to police and was booked on felony hit-and-run charges following Wednesday morning’s fatal pedestrian accident on Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach.
The driver allegedly struck 65-year-old Lamar Maxwell who was walking in the eastbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway, according to the Signal Tribune. The motorist allegedly struck the victim from behind near Ohio Avenue and fled the scene without stopping to help the injured man.
The deadly crash occurred at around 5:25 a.m. on Jan. 3rd, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner later released the victim’s name.
However, the alleged driver, Cher Srey, later had a change of heart and turned herself in at the Signal Hill Police Department.
She was transferred to Long Beach City Jail and booked on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, however, she was later released.
Finally, the case remains under investigation by the Long Beach Police Department. Witnesses or anyone with tips about the crash may call LBPD Collision Investigation Detail Detective Joseph Johnson at 562-570-7355.
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