Elderly man injured in hit-and-run accident in San Luis Obispo

July 23, 2022


San Luis Obispo police are requesting help from the community in identifying a driver who struck an 87-year-old man Friday morning and fled the scene.

At about 11:15 a.m., a female driver was exiting a condominium complex in the 2400 block of Victoria Avenue when she struck an 87-year-old man. She then fled in a red, newer model Toyota Prius, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

The elderly man suffered non-life threatening injuries and is being treated at a local hospital.

Investigators have been trying to obtain surveillance footage of the incident from surrounding homes. Officers are asking snyone who can provide information about the hit-and-run to contact the SLO watch commander at (805) 781-7312.

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What are we supposed to go door to door to ask who knows someone who owns a red Prius? Not that tough to figure out.