SAN FRANCISCO—Two recent hit-and-run collisions in San Francisco in the past week injured a total of five people, with two of those injuries being life-threatening.
On Saturday, December 3 in the Westwood Highlands neighborhood, a man and woman were struck by a passing vehicle around 5:30 p.m. as they crossed the street at Valdez Avenue and Monterey Boulevard. The vehicle sped away after the collision. The woman, 64, sustained life-threatening injuries , while 65 year-old man she was with, suffered non-life threatening injuries.
On Monday, December 5, another hit-and-run transpired around 1:20 a.m. in the South of Market neighborhood at Third and Mission Streets. A vehicle ran a red light, striking another car, which caused the victim’s vehicle to spin out of control; striking a 43 year-old woman in the crosswalk.
There were reportedly three people in the vehicle that hit the woman, who, according to reports, fled the scene on foot, leaving their car behind.
The woman was rushed to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries sustained. Two of the suspects, both males, ages 39 and 42 suffered non-life threatening injuries from the crash.
The San Francisco Police Department have not reported any arrests in the connection to both hit-and-run incidents. The names of the victims have not yet been disclosed to the public.