(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Hit-and-run driver strikes motorcyclist in SoMa

A driver struck a motorcyclist and fled the scene Thursday morning in South of Market.

The motorcyclist was struck at 10th and Bryant streets at around 7:40 p.m., police said. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

The driver fled the scene and has not been arrested. Police have not released a description of the suspect vehicle.

Officer Robert Rueca, a police spokesperson, said the driver may have fled onto the nearby highway.

Officers closed off the intersection for investigation until around 8:20 a.m.

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