San Francisco Police locate
hit-and-run suspect vehicle
SFPD photo of the suspect vehicle,
obtained from a security camera.
By Adam Martin, Bay City News Service
February 24, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - San Francisco police have confiscated
a red Chevrolet Camaro thought to be involved in a hit-and-run
accident Wednesday that left a man with life-threatening injuries.
The Police Department received a call on its confidential tip
line at about 11 p.m. Thursday advising them that the car was
parked near the intersection of 22nd and Minnesota streets in
San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood, according to Sgt. Neville
The driver has not yet been identified.
Gittens said the car "definitely had damage consistent with
what we suspected: damage to the front windshield.''
He said it was unclear whether the car had been abandoned or
simply parked for the night.
The car has been turned over to the department's crime lab, where
investigators will search for fingerprints and other physical
evidence that might help connect it to the crash and identify
Gittens said media attention to the case alerted the tipster.
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