SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two people were killed in an early-morning, multiple-vehicle collision in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Sunday, according to police.
The collision was first reported at 1:15 a.m. at the intersection of Third Street and Paul Avenue. A man was pronounced dead at the scene and a woman died at a hospital. San Francisco police said a third victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Surveillance video of the scene from a nearby church shows that one of the vehicles was pushed onto the Muni tracks nearly striking a train about to leave the platform.
Alicia Marcias, who lives in the area of the incident scene, said she heard the crash happen from her home several blocks away. She reached the area just in time to see the chaotic aftermath.
Living in the area, Marcias said she often sees drivers speeding down the dangerous stretch of road. “People race here,” she said.
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