MILLBRAE (CBS SF) – A pedestrian has been hospitalized and a taxi driver is under arrest following an apparent hit-and-run crash in Millbrae early Friday morning.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said a taxi struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk at El Camino Real at Sylvan Avenue shortly before 5 a.m.
Authorities said the driver fled the scene.
Detective Rosemerry Blankswade of the sheriff’s office said police in neighboring Burlingame found the taxi and the driver at a car wash and took the suspect into custody. The taxi was towed and taken into evidence.
The sheriff’s office identified the suspect as 55-year-old as Teodoro Garcia of Daly City.
The pedestrian was taken to a hospital, where she remained in critical condition as of late Friday morning. Authorities have not disclosed the victim’s identity.