A 5-year-old boy was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Silver Terrace neighborhood Saturday.
Police are searching for the vehicle in the incident, which happened about 11:30 a.m. It is described as a 1980s dark-green hatchback with a missing passenger-side mirror. Witnesses said the driver was a Hispanic male.
The car was traveling west on Silver Avenue at Elmira Street -- near the Silver Terrace Playground -- when it struck the child in the crosswalk. Theboy had run ahead of a family member who was present.
The child’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Police Department at (415) 575-4444 or text to TIP411 (include SFPD in the message). If you see the vehicle, call (415) 553-0123 or 911.