SFPD searching for vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run crash

SFPD released this image of a car they believe fatally struck a pedestrian on Dec. 18. PHOTO SUBMITTED BY SFPD

San Francisco police are searching for a driver responsible for fatally injuring a pedestrian earlier this month on Mission Street.

The incident was reported at around 2:20 a.m. Dec. 18 at Mission and 26th streets. After striking the pedestrian, the suspect drove away, traveling north on Mission Street towards 25th Street. The pedestrian died several hours later at San Francisco General Hospital, according to an SFPD press release.

An image of the suspect vehicle appears to show a Volkswagen Passat. Police are asking anyone with information on the vehicle or suspect to call (415) 575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the start of the message.

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

City could try to stop Lyft from dropping cash payments for bikeshare

A city supervisor hopes to force Lyft to keep accepting cash for… Continue reading

SF judge holds GOP House candidate Omar Navarro on stalking charges

Navarro is accused of his threatening ex-girlfriend: ‘I’m going to have antifa come after your family’

San Francisco community advocate to join District 5 supervisor’s race

Daniel Landry is the former president of the New Community Leadership Foundation

Vital link between two Muni train cars ‘failed’ while carrying passengers

A Muni train carrying passengers suffered a mechanical failure causing two rail cars to reportedly loosen and bump into each other

Most Read