Laguna Niguel: Investigators Seek Information Following Hit & Run Crash Involving Pedestrian

An image (above) released by investigators depicts a vehicle that is believed to be similar to the one involved in a serious hit-and-run crash in Laguna Niguel on Jul. 9, 2022. Photo by Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

07.09.2022 | 3:00 PM | LAGUNA NIGUEL – Investigators are seeking information from the public’s following a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian in critical condition, early Saturday morning.

The traffic collision involving a pedestrian was reported on Crown Valley Parkway between Golden Lantern and Nueva Vita around 1:30 AM.

When authorities arrived they located the pedestrian, a 24-year-old woman, with life-threatening injuries.

Medics rushed the woman to an area hospital where she remains in critical condition.

The vehicle that struck the woman fled the scene without stopping and is being sought by investigators.

Preliminary reports indicate the vehicle may be a dark-colored 2014-2018 Subaru Forester with damage to the “front right and side view mirror,” authorities said.

Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact investigators by calling sheriff’s dispatch at (714) 647-7000.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

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