SAN FRANCISCO—Officials from the San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate the suspect responsible for a fatal hit-and-run that killed an elderly man on Tuesday, February 26.

The SFPD reported that the incident transpired at approximately 8:07 p.m., after officers responded to California Street and 18th Avenue about a hit-and-run collision.

Preliminary information noted that the victim, a 64 year-old female from San Francisco resident was crossing California Street at 18th Avenue when she was struck by a car. The driver of the car failed to stop and fled the scene.  The suspect’s vehicle was last seen northbound on 19th Avenue and later eastbound on Lake Street. The victim was taken to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH) where she later died. The name of the victim has not yet been disclosed to the public.

Investigators from the SFPD Traffic Collison Investigation Unit (TCIU) are looking for a silver or gray sedan that likely has possible front-end and windshield damage.

Residents and business owners in the region are asked to review their surveillance camera systems for possible images of the vehicle.

Anyone with details on this incident or the whereabouts of the vehicle or the suspect are asked to call the SFPD 24 hour tip line at 415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.

Written By Casey Jacobs