SSFPD Media Release: Major Injury Hit and Run Collision

South San Francisco, CA   January 18, 2020 Submitted by SSFPD

On 01/16/2020 at approximately 7:50pm, a pedestrian was crossing eastbound, outside of a marked crosswalk, in the southbound lanes of El Camino Real. While the pedestrian was in the number one lane of southbound El Camino Real, a vehicle traveling southbound on El Camino Real struck the pedestrian. The driver fled the scene, and did not call the police at the time. The pedestrian sustained major life threatening injuries from the collision and was transported to a local trauma center for treatment of their injuries.


The driver and vehicle were located in a parking lot three blocks south of  the collision scene, after a family member of the driver contacted the police about the incident. The driver was identified as 65 year old Teresita Leano. The driver was transported to the South San Francisco Police Department for further investigation, and to provide a statement.


Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is encouraged to contact the South San Francisco Police Department at (650) 877-8900.

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