A 86-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries this afternoon when she was struck by a vehicle while walking in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood.
At about 3:05pm, the victim was walking east on Filbert Street near Columbus Avenue when a vehicle struck her, knocking her unconscious, police said.
The vehicle then fled and was last seen heading north on Columbus Avenue. A description of the vehicle was not immediately available.
The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the 24-hour tip line at (415) 575-4445 or to text a tip to TIP411 and with SFPD at the beginning of the message.
— Daniel Montes
(Editor's note: an earlier version erroneously stated the woman's age as 76.)