San Francisco

Woman hit by driver at 24th & Bryant, suffers life-threatening injuries

A 64-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a driver in the Mission on Friday afternoon.

Police say the woman was walking in a crosswalk at 24th and Bryant streets when she was struck around 3:30 p.m. The driver, a 33-year-old woman headed west on 24th Street, was making a left turn onto southbound Bryant Street when she struck the woman.

The victim was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

The driver, who remained at the scene, was cited for driving with a suspended license and having no proof of insurance, said SFPD spokesperson Ofc. Adam Lobsinger. She also received a citation for not yielding to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

The intersection of 24th and Bryant streets. has been identified as a high-injury corridor under the city's Vision Zero plan, which aims to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2024.

According to city data, seven people — two of them pedestrians — have died on San Francisco streets so far this year.


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