Woman Hospitalized in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 23, 2019) – A 35-year-old pedestrian was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries when she was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle on Grove Street near Fillmore Street Sunday evening.
Police officers responded to reports of a major injury collision around 6:40 p.m. in the Alamo Square neighborhood. A 73-year-old woman was driving westbound on Grove Street when she struck a 35-year-old woman crossing Fillmore Street. The driver failed to stop and provide aid to her and instead continued driving before crashing just a block away.
The hit-and-run motorist was apprehended at the second crash site with no injuries reported.
She was arrested while the 35-year-old victim was hospitalized in critical condition. Police do not believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash, but they are investigating this crash closely to determine the liabilities.
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