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.

Authorities investigate a hit and run crash on El Camino Real in Millbrae on April 13, 2018. (CBS)

Authorities investigate a hit and run crash on El Camino Real in Millbrae on April 13, 2018. (CBS)

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.

Comments
  1. Teodoro Garcia sounds like another Mexican who should be sent back to Shiutville, Mexico.

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