HAVE YOU SEEN THIS CAR? Pacific Beach hit-and-run driver sought

Posted at 10:08 AM, May 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-25 22:17:11-04

PACIFIC BEACH, Calif. (KGTV)--Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information on a hit-and-run driver involved in a felony hit-and-run incident with a motorcyclist last Saturday. 

The driver of a silver Jeep Grand Cherokee made an illegal U-turn onto the southbound lanes of Mission Bay Drive near Bunker Hill Street around 2:15 p.m., according to the San Diego Police Department.  

A motorcyclist also traveling southbound struck the rear end of the Jeep and was ejected into the air, landing in the roadway with a severe leg injury. The victim remains hospitalized with a fractured right leg and is awaiting a second surgery. 

The driver of the Jeep got out of his vehicle, ran toward the victim but then turned around and got back into the Jeep and fled, officials said. 

The driver was last seen driving southbound on Interstate 5. 

The suspect is described as a male of unknown race wearing a blue shirt.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a 2014 or newer silver colored Jeep Grand Cherokee with a possible rear yellow paper plate or out-of-state plate. The Jeep sustained moderate rear-end damage including a shattered rear windshield. 

If you have information, contact San Diego Police's traffic division at 858-495-7808 or Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477. 

Sandy Coronilla is a KGTV digital producer. Follow her @10NewsSandy 

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