San Francisco officials are exploring whether the city can act on its own, without statewide legislation, to keep tour bus drivers from simultaneously playing tour guide too after a deadly accident in front of City Hall.
San Francisco police arrested the driver of a motorized cable car that struck and killed a woman in front of City Hall last Thursday and said the investigation finds that distraction to be a major factor.
A woman identified as a San Francisco city employee died from injuries sustained when she was hit Thursday by a motorized cable car coach in the crosswalk in front of San Francisco City Hall.
A 98-year-old man died after being hit by a car while crossing the street in Berkeley on Friday.
A 16-year-old boy was killed trying to walk across state Highway 85 in San Jose early Sunday morning.
The 21 pedestrian deaths in 2013 in San Francisco has spurred a new focus in City Hall on how to make the city’s streets safer for those on foot.
A pedestrian was injured in a crash Wednesday at the same Sunset Boulevard intersection where an elderly man was killed crossing the street just two weeks ago.
One person was killed and another was injured when they were hit by a train at Santa Clara’s Caltrain station Monday evening.
The pedestrian was struck by southbound train No. 314 around 7:40 a.m. south of the Broadway station, located at 1190 California Drive, according to Caltrain spokeswoman Jayme Ackemann.
Mountain View police have cracked down on speeding along California Avenue after public outcry over two recent crashes that killed pedestrians.