Pedestrian Critically Hurt in Hit-And-Run Accident in North Beach
According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, the victim was walking across the street at the busy intersection of Columbus and Stockton on Saturday at about 11:30 p.m. when a white SUV headed north on Columbus hit the man.
The driver sped off, leaving the injured victim on the street. However, police are hopeful that someone witnessed this accident in this bustling part of town on a Saturday night.
The victim was rushed to San Francisco General Hospital with a life-threatening head injury, and medical authorities say the man is still clinging to life today.
Meanwhile, San Francisco police are looking for the suspect vehicle -- a white SUV driven by either a black or Hispanic male in his 20s.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact SFPD at the Hit and Run Detail at 553-1215, or the anonymous tip line at 575-4444; You can also text-a-tip to TIP411.
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