Man Arrested In North Beach Hit-And-Run

San Francisco police today said they have arrested a Rohnert Park man in a hit-and-run collision that left an 86-year-old woman with life-threatening injuries.

John Weiper surrendered to police on Monday and was booked on suspicion of felony of hit-and-run and reckless driving after an investigation identified him as a suspect in the March 29th collision.

Weiper allegedly struck the woman shortly after 3pm as he was driving north on Columbus Avenue.

John Weiper was arrested as a suspect in the hit-and-run. | Photo: SFPD

She was crossing mid-block between Union and Filbert streets at the time, according to police.

The woman was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries and is still recovering from her injuries in a medical facility, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information on the case to contact them anonymously at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.

Weiper is currently out of custody, according to jail records.

Sara Gaiser

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Man arrested in north beach hit and run