Good Samaritan Struck by Driver While Assisting Crash Victim in San Mateo
SAN MATEO, CA (April 5, 2019)– A hit-and-run driver left a Good Samaritan injured Thursday while the man assisted a crash victim on Highway 101 near Highway 92.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on Highway 101 North in San Mateo.
Around 2:16 a.m., authorities responded to reports of a solo-vehicle non-injury crash. A Good Samaritan, described as a man, suffered minor injuries as he was helping the crash victim. According to reports, a driver struck the man, causing him minor injuries before fleeing the scene.
However, neither the crash victim nor the Good Samaritan was able to provide authorities with a description of the driver’s vehicle.
At this time, officials are seeking witnesses’ help in locating the driver’s whereabouts.
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