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72-year-old woman struck by driver in the Outer Richmond, in life-threatening condition

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By Teresa Hammerl - Published on March 05, 2020.

A 72-year-old pedestrian is in life-threatening condition after a driver struck her with a car on the 700 block of 43rd Ave. (between Balboa and Cabrillo) yesterday morning. She was transported to a hospital.

The incident occurred a block away from Golden Gate Park at approximately 9:23 a.m. Police said that when officers arrived, they found the woman under a car. The driver remained on scene.

Police did not immediately release the identity of the driver and no arrest has been made.

The intersection is not identified as a high-injury corridor under the city's Vision Zero plan, which aims to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2024.


Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the SFPD 24-hour tip line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

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