Pedicab driver injured in Embarcadero hit-and-run

Police said a pedicab operator suffered life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run collision this afternoon in San Francisco near Pier 29.

At 4:14 p.m. officers went to The Embarcadero and Sansome Street where the collision occurred between a pedicab and a light-colored sedan.

Fire officials had said five people were seriously injured in the collision, but the latest information indicates four of the victims, a family, suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police are asking for help locating the car that struck the pedicab. The car was last seen traveling toward the Bay Bridge.

Police Officer Grace Gatpandan said the car was a light-colored sedan.

Anyone who saw the collision or anyone who may have surveillance video of it is asked to speak with an officer at the scene.

Anyone who left the scene or anyone with more information is asked to call the Police Department’s anonymous tipline at (415) 575-4444 or send a text to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.