A 74-year-old man was hospitalized after a vehicle struck him and then fled the scene in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Wednesday morning, police said Thursday.
The collision was reported at 5:19 a.m. at Sixth and Mission streets.
A police officer spotted the victim lying on the ground in the intersection. He had lost consciousness and was taken to a hospital but is expected to survive, according to police.
Investigators described the suspect vehicle as being red, but more details about it and the vehicle were not immediately available.