Man sleeping on Hillcrest sidewalk killed in hit-and-run

Posted at 6:05 AM, Apr 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-28 09:05:56-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - One man is dead after a car hopped onto a sidewalk and ran over him.

A vehicle traveling southbound near 3950 Normal St. in Hillcrest veered off the road and onto the sidewalk at about 11 p.m. Friday. In the process, the vehicle ran over a man sleeping on the sidewalk, killing him.

Police said the vehicle continued through some bushes and into a parking lot, where it collided with a parked car. The vehicle fled the area traveling eastbound on University Ave.

The vehicle was described as a silver Honda Accord. It likely has front-end damage, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Diego Police Traffic Division at 858-495-7800.