The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the hit-and-run driver that killed San Francisco attorney Don Casper has been increased from $10,000 to $12,500, according to the California Highway Patrol.Casper was struck and killed while jogging in Sonoma County earlier this month. The reward is primarily funded by his friends and family. Read More
A 9-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident after he left a baseball game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park earlier this month was flown back home to Pennsylvania on Monday, a San Francisco General Hospital spokeswoman said today. Read More
A 9-year-old Pennsylvania boy struck by a hit-and-run driver outside a Giants game last week is now speaking in sentences to his parents despite a “traumatic” brain injury. Read More
A cabdriver was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a pedestrian in the Lower Polk neighborhood early Monday.
Muhammed Yousas, 34, of Sacramento, who drives for Yellow Cab, was booked on one count of felony hit and run following the crash at Sutter and Polk streets around 1:50 a.m., police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A speeding drunken driver's horrific rampage early Friday killed a 55-year-old man, damaged four parked cars at various locations and pummeled a planter box outside St. Mary’s Medical Center, police said.The unidentified pedestrian was struck in the 300 block of Masonic Avenue, between Golden Gate Avenue and Turk Boulevard, around 2:30 p.m., police said. Read More
Weather might have been a factor in a hit-and-run in the mid-Market Street area Saturday that caused the third pedestrian fatality in a week.A man was found lying in the crosswalk near Eighth and Market streets around 9:20 p.m. Saturday. His body had wounds indicative of being struck by a vehicle, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
As a woman fought for her life at a San Francisco hospital, police were on the hunt for a reckless driver whose car plowed into her before fleeing on Market Street.
The woman suffered a brain injury and remained unconscious a week after the horrific collision at the busy intersection of Market and O’Farrell streets on Feb. 25.
The victim, in her 60s, was transported to San Francisco General Hospital’s trauma center just after 3 p.m., said fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge. Read More
Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who is believed to have intentionally struck a bicyclist and pedestrian in Oakland this morning.
The suspect drove an older, green Honda sedan onto the sidewalk in the area of 32nd and Filbert streets around 6:45 a.m., striking two men, Oakland police spokesman Jeff Thomason said. Read More
A judge today ordered a Fremont man found not guilty by reason of insanity for a series of hit-and-run attacks in the city in 2006 to be transferred to Napa State Hospital for treatment.
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Carol Yaggy said 31-year-old Omeed Aziz Popal will be sent to the hospital until his sanity is restored, for a minimum of 180 days and a maximum of 55 years and four months, according to the terms of a July 31 plea deal with San Francisco prosecutors. Read More