Woman Critically Hurt in Hit-and-Run Accident

Woman hit in Mission

(Update 12:54 p.m.) Police say they arrested Craig Sheppard in connection with the hit-and-run last night. He was charged with felony hit-and-run and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

(Original story 9:30 a.m.) A 47-year-old woman is in the hospital this morning with life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a car last night while walking through the Mission District.

According to police, the woman was walking across 13th and Mission streets at about 5:48 p.m. when the driver of a white truck turned right onto 13th Street and hit the woman.

The driver fled the scene, leaving the critically injured woman on the street.

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