Victim of suspected hit-and-run driver in Fullerton remains in critical condition


A mother of two remains in critical condition as Fullerton Police on Thursday once again reached out to the public for any information on a suspected hit-and-run motorist who struck the woman March 27.

Danielle Pitts, 36, a single mother of two young children, is at UCI Medical Center in Orange with relatives from out of state keeping a vigil at her bedside, Fullerton PD Sgt. Kathryn Hamel said April 2.

“We are asking anyone who has any information about this crime to come forward, even anonymously,” Hamel said. “Danielle’s family is devastated and are praying that the driver can be brought to justice to face the consequences of his or her actions.”

Fullerton Police officers found Pitts around 9:45 p.m. Friday, March 27, lying in the northbound lanes of the 1200 block of South Highland Avenue suffering from injuries consistent with a collision.

A witness to the suspected hit-and-run reported seeing a dark-colored sedan leaving the area; it is not known if the sedan was involved in the collision.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact Fullerton PD Accident Investigator Mike Moon at 714-738-6813 or the Traffic Bureau at 714-738-6816.

Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS or report information at