Hit-And-Run Driver Dumps Car After Critically Injuring Cyclist

Note: This report initially described the collision victim as a pedestrian. The Bay City News wire service has since issued a correction, stating that the victim was a cyclist.

One cyclist was critically injured in a hit-and-run collision on Eddy Street near Fillmore Street Monday afternoon, according to San Francisco police.

The suspect, described as a Hispanic male between 26 and 33 years old, was driving east on Eddy Street at 2:36 p.m. when he hit the victim and fled the scene, according to police.

He was last seen driving south on Fillmore Street in a four-door maroon vehicle. The vehicle was later found, unoccupied, at Golden Gate Avenue and Steiner Street, according to Officer Albie Esparza.

The victim, described as a 25-year-old white man, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with major head trauma and was listed in critical condition as of 8 p.m. on Monday, Esparza said today.

No arrest has been made in the case yet, Esparza said.

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