SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a hit-and-run suspect. According to the SFPD website, on June 27 at approximately 4:13 p.m., a hit-and-run car collision transpired near the intersection of the Embarcadero North and Sansome Street.
The suspect’s car, a gold/champagne color, Honda Civic 4-door sedan which was travelling southbound on The Embarcadero was swerving through traffic when it crashed into a pedicab (bicycle powered taxi). The impact from the collision caused the pedicab to crash into a second pedicab.
The driver of the first pedicab, a 66 year-old male, sustained serious injuries as result of the crash. He remains hospitalized to treat his life-threatening condition. The operator of the second pedicab, a 32 year-old male was not injured during the incident.
The passengers in the first pedicab- a 32 year-old female and her five year-old daughter- and the passengers in the second pedicab- a 33 year-old male and his eight year-old daughter- were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injures. All of the passengers are members of a family that was visiting from Canada and they have been discharged from the hospital.
Investigators are asking anyone with details to contact the SFPD 24 hour tip line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.
The incident transpired at a busy time of day on a well-traveled thoroughfare. Investigators are asking anyone who was in the area of The Embarcadero and Sansome Street on June 27, around 4:13 p.m. to check cell phones, dash-cams and surveillance systems for photos or video of the collision and/or the suspect vehicle.