An ambulance in San Diego. Photo by Megan Wood for inewsource

An 87-year-old woman was seriously injured Sunday crossing a street in downtown San Diego and police were searching for the felony hit-and-run driver who fled the scene.

The crash occurred at 700 W. G Street just before 3 p.m., according to San Diego Police Officer John Buttle.

The vehicle, described as a 2013 to 2015 white Nissan Altima, was eastbound on G Street when it struck the woman, Buttle said. The driver then fled east on G Street.

The woman was transported to UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, where she was treated for a brain bleed and laceration to the back of her head, Buttle said.

Anyone with information on this driver was asked to call San Diego Police at 619-531-2000 or 858-484-3154. Tipsters can also call San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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