An SUV driver struck an elderly woman crossing a street near USC, then passed the woman lying in the street after a U-turn, police said Wednesday.
The woman, 87, was sent to a hospital in critical condition after the Monday morning accident, in which a silver Infiniti SUV struck her as it turned north onto Figueroa Street from Adams Boulevard, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department.
The 8 a.m. collision took place in broad daylight, in front of several other cars and a city bus, according to security camera footage posted with the LAPD statement.
The SUV returned to the intersection after making a U-turn one block away, police said. It then drove through USC's campus at high speeds, running one red light.
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The injured woman was still in the hospital Thursday morning, police said.
Police ask anyone with information to call 323-421-2500 ir 1877-LAPD-24-7.