Peninsula News

Daly City woman killed in hit-and-run crash

Sunday, September 25, 2011

A Daly City woman was killed in a collision on southbound U.S. Highway 101 this morning in Menlo Park, and the California Highway Patrol is searching for a pickup truck that fled the scene.

The crash occurred around 5:30 a.m., when a red Honda civic was rear-ended by a 1960s or 1970s model pickup truck, according to CHP Public Information Officer Art Montiel.

The Honda and was struck a second time by a taxicab. The Honda sustained severe damage and the driver was killed. The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified the driver as Jacqueline Thompson, 37, of Daly City.

The pickup truck fled the scene. It was described as an older model Ford, tan or rust in color, with significant front-end damage.

The crash blocked southbound 101 for nearly three hours.

Anyone with information on this crash or the suspect vehicle should call 911.

(Copyright 2014 by Bay City News, Inc. Republication, re-transmission or reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. Is prohibited.)

Get more Peninsula News »


Tags:
daly city, menlo park, crash, hit and run, peninsula news
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement