Pedestrian Critically Injured After Sixth Street Collision [Updated]

Photo: Brittany Hopkins / Hoodline
By Brittany Hopkins - Published on August 25, 2015.

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle this morning on Sixth Street between Market and Mission streets. According to an officer on scene, the pedestrian was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and the driver remained on the scene. Following the incident, Sixth Street from Market to Mission remains closed off to through traffic.

According to Chronicle reporter Evan Sernoffsky, the vehicle was a Porsche:

Update, 10:30am: Sixth Street has reopened to traffic. According to witness accounts, the Porsche struck an elderly man.

The Examiner reports that the car turned right off of Market Street onto Sixth and struck the man who had stepped into traffic. Five witnesses said that the driver hit the man, then ran over him in an apparent attempt to drive away. 

We'll update this as more information comes available.

Thanks to tipster Todd W. for alerting us.

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