Mitsubishi Eclipse driver crashes car on SR-163, runs away from scene

SAN DIEGO - A driver crashed his Mitsubishi Eclipse on a downtown freeway early Tuesday.

The driver was traveling on southbound State Route 163 to northbound Interstate 5 and crashed into a guardrail—causing the car to flip on its side around 1 a.m., according to witnesses.

The driver, described "as a really tall guy," then ran away from the scene before the California Highway Patrol and the San Diego Fire Department arrived, according to witnesses.

No other information was immediately available.

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