On April 2nd, a hit and run took place in the area of Fell and Scott streets, injuring three cyclists and damaging two cars and a garage door. Today, SFPD announced that on April 24th, Bianca Lopez, a 25 year-old resident of Fremont, turned herself in to police after a warrant was issued for her arrest.
Lopez was driving a black Jeep Cherokee when the incident occurred. According to witnesses on the scene, the Jeep hit a white Mini on Fell Street, then turned left onto Scott Street, hitting three cyclists. The vehicle then fled the scene.
Two of the cyclists were treated for minor injuries at the scene, while a third was transported to San Francisco General Hospital in life-threatening condition. According to a press release from the SFPD, the critically injured cyclist suffered a pelvis fracture, compound arm fracture and lacerated liver.
Although the Jeep was found shortly after the incident in South San Francisco, the driver was at large until last Friday. She is now in custody in San Francisco County Jail, and is being charged with a felony hit and run causing injury, misdemeanor hit and run involving property damage, and for driving without a license. Her bail is set at $100,000.
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