SFPD Seek Public’s Assistance in Hit and Run Investigation

The San Francisco PoliceDepartment is requesting assistance from the public in solving a hit and run collision that left a 31 year old San Francisco man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

On September 13,2015 at 10:45PM, officers from the San Francisco Police Department’s Taraval Station responded to San Jose Avenue and Rice Street regarding a hit and run collision involving a pedestrian.  Upon their arrival, officers found the victim lying unconscious on the sidewalk, on the 3100 block of San Jose Avenue. The hit and run driver fled the scene in the suspect vehicle, having failed to stop as required by the California VehicleCode.

The officers provided aid to the pedestrian until they were relieved by paramedics from theSan Francisco Fire Department.  The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where he remains with life-threatening injuries.

Members of the SFPDTraffic Collision Investigation Unit (TCIU) assisted with the investigation.  As a result of that investigation, it has been determined that the suspect vehicle is a Ford RangerPick Up Truck, model year 2001-2005 and “Sonic Blue” in color. The truck should have damage to the right front corner at the passenger side headlamp and parking lamp areas.  Accompanying this press release are two photos that depict a vehicle similar to the one being sought.  Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who saw a similar vehicle in the area on the night of the hit and run, or may have seen or know the whereabouts of this vehicle to contact the SFPD Traffic CollisionInvestigation Unit at (415) 553-1641, the Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444or Text A Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.  Automotive supply and body repair shops are also asked to check their records for any similar vehicles with corresponding damage.

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Posted by San Francisco Police Department on Friday, September 25, 2015

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