SSFPD Media Release: Fatal Hit and Run Collision

South San Francisco, CA  April 5, 2023 Press ReleaseLogo of South San Francisco Police

On April 5, 2023, at approximately 0106 hours, a fatal hit-and-run collision occurred on 1500 block of El Camino Real. The victim (pedestrian) was struck by an unknown vehicle while attempting to walk across the southbound lanes of traffic. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.


The victim succumbed to their injuries and died at the scene.


The collision is under active investigation. *The roadway was closed for several hours during the investigation.


Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or may have additional information is asked to call Motor Officer John Paulo at 650-877-8900.



*Note: at 4:52am the San Mateo County Alert System put out this notice:

SMC Alert: Southbound lanes of traffic on El Camino Real from Hickey Boulevard to McLellan Drive are shut down for a collision investigation. The closure is expected to last for the next several hours. ~ South San Francisco Police Department

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Patricia M Bajada
Patricia M Bajada
1 year ago

SAD…Isn’t that the second pedestrian death at that area?

Carolyn Rice
Carolyn Rice
1 year ago

That was a friend of mine.Who was killed by hit& run.I hope they find that person that hit him..Friend that passed was such a good person& so well liked by many..Going to miss him.RIP.