SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/BCN) — San Francisco officers arrested a driver after he allegedly struck an 88-year-old pedestrian as she crossed the street near Alamo Square, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries.
San Francisco police said the hit-and-run collision happened on July 21 at the corner of Fulton and Pierce street.READ MORE: Flames Reach Ancient Sequoias; Crews in Pitched Battle to Save Giant Forest Grove
Investigators believe a white sedan vehicle struck the elderly victim as she was in the crosswalk. When officers arrived at the scene, the vehicle had already fled.READ MORE: Woman Fatally Shot, Another Wounded Outside Pittsburg 7-Eleven Store
The injured victim was rushed to the hospital. The victim is now expected to survive.
Through an investigation, officers were able to identify the suspect driver as 63-year-old Binh Tran of San Francisco.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Outage Number Drops; Thousands in East Bay Still Without Power
Officers located Tran late week in the 1700 block of 43rd Avenue and arrested him on suspicion of hit-and-run. In addition to Tran’s arrest, officers have also seized Tran’s vehicle for further investigation, police said.