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SFPD officer seriously injured in Potrero Hill collision

Mariposa Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. | Photo: Google
By Walter Thompson - Published on June 14, 2018.

A San Francisco police officer riding a motorcycle yesterday morning in Potrero Hill suffered serious injuries in a vehicle collision.

The incident occurred around 9:37 a.m. near Mariposa Street and Pennsylvania Avenue when the officer, a 12-year veteran of the force, collided with a passenger vehicle. The driver, a 35-year-old woman, remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

According to police, the injured officer was hospitalized in life-threatening condition and is accompanied by his family and friends. At the moment, no additional information about his condition is available.

Anyone who has information about this incident is encouraged to contact SFPD via the department's anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444, or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.

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