2:57 PM: San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash in the city’s Financial District early this morning.
Officers responded to report of an injury crash at the intersection of California and Battery streets at about 3:30 a.m., San Francisco police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
Preliminary information indicated that a pickup truck heading south on Battery Street ran a red light and struck a Lincoln Town Car that was traveling east on California Street, Fong said.
The suspect driver got out of the truck and fled the scene on foot, Fong said.
The driver of the town car–an adult male–was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect driver was described only as a large male, Fong said.
His race and age had not been determined.
Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed the crash or who might have information regarding the investigation to contact the San Francisco Police Department hit-and-run detail at (415) 553-1641. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call (415) 575-4444.
9:22 AM: There was a fatal collision in downtown San Francisco early this morning that may have been a hit-and-run, police said.
Police responded to reports of the collision at around 4 a.m. near the corner of Battery and California Streets, police said.
Police were searching for a possible suspect in the collision this morning.