policeblotter_sfa.jpgPolice today asked for the public’s help in finding who was responsible for a hit-and-run that seriously injured a teenage girl near San Francisco State University on Christmas Day.

The 15-year-old girl was struck at about 5 p.m. on Dec. 25 at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Winston Drive.

The teen was walking east on Winston when she was struck by a Mercedes-Benz traveling south on 19th Avenue, police said.

The victim suffered fractured bones that required several surgeries but her injuries were not life-threatening, according to police.

The vehicle and its driver remain outstanding. The driver was described as a white woman between 40 and 50 years old driving a newer silver or gray, four-door Mercedes that had paper license plates and was last seen fleeing toward Interstate Highway 280, police said.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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