Elderly Woman Struck By Car, Seriously Hurt In SF Richmond District

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5 / BCN) — An elderly woman suffered life-threatening injuries when she was struck by a vehicle in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Tuesday afternoon, police and fire officials said.

The woman was hit at 2:25 p.m. near the intersection of Park Presidio Boulevard and Anza Street, SFFD Lt. Mindy Talmadge said.

She was taken to a hospital with injuries that were believed to be life-threatening, SFPD Officer Eric Chiang said.

A witness told police that the woman appeared to be walking in the
crosswalk across Park Presidio when she was struck by a car turning from Anza onto Park Presidio.

The driver of the car, a 92-year-old man, stopped at the scene and was cooperating with police, Chiang said.

(© 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Bay City News contributed to this report.)

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  1. RealityCheck says:

    On the news story CBS5 aired last night they reported the person struck was in her 50’s, hardly ‘elderly.’ Now the driver is a completely different story. I have seen 92-year-olds who were capable of driving but far more of them should not be driving than should.

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