One man lies dead and and another is hospitalized after a Saturday night hit-and-run in the Tenderloin. According to KRON 4, the hit-and-run accident took place at 6:46 p.m. Saturday night at the intersections of Leavenworth and Ellis Streets.
After hitting the two pedestrians, the vehicle fled west on Ellis Street.
SFPD has identified the deceased pedestrian only as a man in his 50s who was crossing Leavenworth Street. The vehicle was traveling west on Ellis Street when it struck and killed him.
The second pedestrian victim, identified only as a man in his 30s, was also hit by the vehicle. He was transported to a San Francisco hospital with injuries that are described by KPIX as “non-life threatening.”
As of press time, SFPD does not have a description of the vehicle or the driver. The incident remains under investigation, and eyewitnesses or anyone with information is asked to call the San Francisco Police Department at (415) 345-7300.