In addition to the hit and run pedestrian fatality on Saturday morning, police also reported on the Saturday tale of the Good Samaritan who ended up as a victim.
A 41-year-old man walking on South Van Ness Saturday at 11 p.m. noticed a man bleeding on the sidewalk near 21st Street.
The victim was a 35-year-old man who had been hit on the head witha metal pipe, according to police. His head was bleeding from the wound.
As the older man began to assist the man, two men approached and struck the Good Samaritan with a metal pipe.
The suspects, 40 and 20 years old, ran away before police arrived.
Both victims were transported to San Francisco General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. If you have information on the crime please contact police at 552-4558 or text a tip using this line TIP411 or 847411.
You can also send tips from your computer.
Police offered new details on the still unidentified pedestrian killed in a hit and run accident on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Apparently the victim lost his balance and fell into the street before being struck by a car. The white minivan that witnesses said was involved in the accident fled the scene.
Police are asking for help in tracking the driver of the van with plate numbers 6NJL987.
The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital but died from his injuries at a later time.