A 43-year-old man riding a scooter suffered life-threatening injuries during a hit-and-run early Friday morning in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood.
Around 2:25 a.m. the man was riding a scooter through the intersection of Eighth and Howard streets, according to police.
A vehicle also passing through the intersection then struck the scooter on its side before fleeing the scene, police said.
The rider suffered a compound fracture and a head wound and was taken to the hospital, according to police.
The suspect vehicle was described as a dark colored SUV. A description of the driver was not immediately available.
Anyone with more information about the hit-and-run is asked to call the Police Department’s tip line at (415) 575-4444 or get in touch with police by sending a text to TIP411 with SFPD at the start of the message.