The intersection of Market, Sansome and Sutter is closed to traffic after a taxi cab collided with pedestrians on the sidewalk, taking out a JCDecaux newsstand.
Via Twitter, the SFFD reports that three adults have suffered critical injuries.
SUTTER SANSOME UPDATE 3 critical adults VEH into pedestrians AVOID AREA pic.twitter.com/YmpCx6sYVg— San Francisco Fire (@sffdpio) August 23, 2016
SFPD spokesperson Officer Grace Gatpandan says the collision occurred at 3:17pm, and the fire department is on the scene. While she confirmed the newsstand had been struck, she couldn't comment on the nature or extent of any injuries.
The SFFD is asking locals to steer clear of the intersection.
We'll update this story as more details are released.
Update, 3:55pm: The cab driver and two pedestrians are being transported to a trauma center.
All patients have been transported to the Trauma Center scene is under investigation AVOID AREA 1532 Hrs https://t.co/M53AC36yIC— San Francisco Fire (@sffdpio) August 23, 2016
Westbound bus service on Market has been rerouted, and the F-Market streetcar isn't running on Market from the Ferry Building to 11th Street.
UPDATE: Westbound Market Street #SFMuni bus service routing via Spear to Mission to Third to Market to regular routes.— SFMTA (@sfmta_muni) August 23, 2016