SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver involved in a hit-and-run on September 13.
The victim, a 31-year-old San Francisco man was left hospitalized with life threatening injuries after the incident. The crash took place on San Jose Avenue near Rice Street in the city’s Outer Mission Neighborhood.
According to a press release from the SFPD, at 10:35 p.m., officers arrived at the 3100 block of San Jose Avenue, where they, “found the victim lying unconscious on the sidewalk. The hit and run driver fled the scene in the suspect vehicle, having failed to stop as required by the California Vehicle Code.”
The pedestrian was brought to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment, where he remains in critical condition.
The ongoing investigation determined that a “Sonic Blue” Ford ranger Pick-Up Truck was the vehicle driven by the suspect. With further assistance from the SFPD Traffic Collision Investigation Unit (TCIU), they determined that the model year was between 2001 and 2005.
Police released two photos on Friday, September 25 of a similar truck both in model and color in hopes that the public’s assistance will help solve the case. The SFPD notes that the vehicle should have damage to the right-side headlight.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact the SFPD Traffic Collision Investigation Unit at (415) 553-1641, the Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text A Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.