Skip to main content

Early Morning Crash Kills a Man in the Mission, Suspect Arrested

Written by Mike EgePublished Jan. 22, 2023 • 9:57am
San Francisco police arrested a man involved in a deadly crash early Sunday morning in the Mission. | Benjamin Fanjoy/The Standard

A vehicle collision in the Mission killed one person early Sunday morning, and authorities said the suspect arrested in the incident was involved in an earlier hit-and-run.

Police responded to a call involving a vehicle collision with a pedestrian at 2:11 a.m. at 16th and Capp streets. The driver allegedly fled the scene, leaving the female victim with minor injuries. 

Soon afterward, officers responded to another collision at 16th Street and Potrero Avenue, which involved the vehicle from the earlier incident, according to police

This time, the driver struck a car driven by an adult male, who suffered several major injuries. The man was transported to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Officers arrested a man who appeared to be intoxicated at the scene of the second collision, police said. The suspect was also taken to Zuckerberg Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He is currently in custody. 

While an arrest has been made, the investigation remains open. Anyone with information can contact SFPD at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411.

Mike Ege can be reached at

A tall office building is lit with blue lights.

Blue Shield of California Members’ Personal Information Stolen by Hackers

A composite photo 4 pictures that include of a person wearing a computer on their head while in a costume of cords while standing on the red carpet, an evening exterior Mel’s Drive-in with neon signage and lights reflecting off parked cards , a screaming protestor sitting on the ground with a sign that reads "Xi Jin Ping, Give me back My Father, My Property, My family, My justin, My human rights" and a closeup of a flame as seen in a workshop with a man in the background.

Best Photos From San Francisco: November 2023

People lightning incense in the a Forrest area.

Abandoned Chinese Cemetery in Historic Gold Rush Town Restored by San Francisco Activists

Demonstrators calling for a ceasefire in Gaza block traffic during a protest on the Bay Bridge on Nov. 16, 2023.

How the Bay Bridge Protest That Blocked Traffic for Over 4 Hours Went Down 

According to BART, Howard allegedly entered the tube by pulling the emergency door release of a train moving through the tube.

San Francisco Man Arrested in BART Transbay Tube Trespassing