SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)– San Francisco police arrested the driver of a van that hit and seriously injured a bicyclist in the city’s Richmond District early Tuesday morning on suspicion of hit-and-run.

Police said a white van sped off after hitting the cyclist on California Street and 8th Avenue at around 3:15 a.m.

A Police Department spokesman said the victim was treated at San Francisco General Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The van driver, identified as 56-year-old Hilah Sulme, is being held on a felony hit-and-run charge.

According to police, alcohol and drugs do not appear to have been factors in the crash.

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