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Woman struck by truck in Bernal Heights suffers life-threatening injuries

Woman struck by truck in Bernal Heights suffers life-threatening injuries
Photo: SFPD Ingleside Station/Twitter
By Teresa Hammerl - Published on September 20, 2018.

On Wednesday afternoon, a 75-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a large truck driving on Cortland Avenue at Ellsworth Street.

According to police, the woman was transported to a hospital in life-threatening condition.

After the traffic collision, which occurred at 2:29 p.m., the driver remained at the scene.

Due to the collision investigation, both directions of Cortland Avenue were closed and the 24-Divisadero and 67-Bernal Heights bus lines were rerouted in the area. According to SFPD's Ingleside station, the road reopened at 6:14 p.m.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the SFPD's 24-hour anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the beginning of the message.