SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department arrested a man who assaulted a driver after he was struck by his car on April 3. The SFPD reported that officers responded to the region of Geneva Avenue and London Street about a vehicle versus pedestrian collision. It was reported that when the driver of the car exited to check on the pedestrian, he was punched in the face and fell to the ground unconscious.
Officers witnessed the assault on victim who was being assisted by bystanders. The victim was transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition. Police spoke with the pedestrian who indicated that he was walking in the crosswalk when he was hit by a car. The pedestrian was identified as John Mixon, 25, of San Francisco and was upset after he was hit by the vehicle.
Mixon was recognized by officers from a SFPD bulletin as a robbery suspect. He was placed under arrest for assault, aggravated with force, elder abuse and for two previous robberies. Mixon was transported to the hospital for further medical evaluation.
The SFPD is still investigating the case. Anyone with details is 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. Tipsters may remain anonymous.