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Woman hospitalized after hit-and-run, police seeking driver

Police are seeking a van driver who fled after striking a pedestrian Monday evening in San Francisco’s Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood.

At 6:08 p.m., officers responded to a crash at Bush and Laguna streets, police said.

The pedestrian, a 48-year-old woman, was crossing the street in the crosswalk when a cargo van struck her. The van then fled, heading east on Bush Street, according to police.

The victim was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The van was described as a silver-colored cargo van with a bicycle rack on top, police said.

Anyone with information about the van or its driver is encouraged to contact the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444. Tips can also be texted to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.

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