sfpd_squad.jpgA pedestrian was critically injured in a hit-and-run in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood late Saturday night, police said.

The 62-year-old man was crossing the street at Columbus Avenue and Stockton Street around 11:30 p.m. Saturday when he was struck by a white sport utility vehicle traveling north on Columbus, according to police.

The victim was treated at San Francisco General Hospital for life-threatening head trauma, according to police.

The driver fled the area after striking the victim and had not been found as of this morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the suspect or vehicle involved in the hit-and-run is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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