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South San Francisco Woman Suspected of Hit-and-Run Crash While DUI

The driver of a vehicle struck a parked car and almost hit a tree before fleeing the scene, according to police.

By Bay City News Service:
 
A 51-year-old woman suspected of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run and found under the influence of alcohol and drugs was arrested early Thursday morning, according to police.

Officers were dispatched to a report of a hit-and-run in the 300 block of El Camino Real shortly after midnight, police said.

The driver of a vehicle struck a parked car and almost hit a tree before fleeing the scene, according to police.

A witness called police dispatch to report the collision and provided the suspect vehicle's license plate. Officers arrived to the scene looking for the suspect and vehicle, police said.

The suspect, later identified as South San Francisco resident Kim Rodriguez, was located at a nearby shopping center and arrested, police said.

Rodriguez was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, hit-and-run and possession of drugs.

She was also found to have an outstanding warrant of $100,000 for felony drunken driving, police said.

Rodriguez is being held in lieu of $245,000 bail.


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