Police searching for East Village driver who ran over woman in wheelchair

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego Police are asking for the public's help in locating a hit-and-run driver who ran over a pedestrian in a wheelchair in the East Village.

Police said the pedestrian, a 47-year-old female who was in a wheelchair, was run over at the intersection of F Street and Park Boulevard just before 4 a.m. Saturday. The woman suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The vehicle - described as a silver, newer model, SUV - stopped momentarily after running over the woman and her chair, before driving off westbound on F St., police said. The driver then turned northbound on 11th St. and was last seen driving eastbound on E St.

Police said the suspected SUV has chrome rims, a tinted sunroof, and possibly tinted windows. The vehicle likely has front-end and undercarriage damage as well.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDPD's Traffic Division at 858-495-7823 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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