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:
6th St closed between Market and Mission after Porsche slams into pedestrian pic.twitter.com/FOWLSwjN1W— Evan Sernoffsky (@EvanSernoffsky) August 25, 2015
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.