Motorcyclist hospitalized after hit-and-run in Cortez Hill

Posted at 6:43 AM, May 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-13 09:43:06-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A 26-year-old was hospitalized late Saturday night after being struck by an SUV while riding his motorcycle.

Police say the man was crossing an intersection at 5th Avenue and Ash Street around 9:41 when 82-year-old Herbert Green ran a red light and hit the 26-year-old.

The rider flew off the bike when police say he hit a parked car with his head. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Officers were able to catch up to and arrest Green several blocks away from the scene of the crash.