Pedestrian injured in Bernal Heights crash
A 38-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning when he was struck by a car while trying to catch a bus in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood, according to police.
Around 8:10 a.m., officers responded to a report of a crash at Crescent Avenue and Andover Street, police said.
There, officers learned the victim, a 62-year-old man, had run into the crosswalk on Andover Street in order to catch a bus, according to police.
At the same time, a 38-year-old man was driving and came to a stop at Andover Street and Crescent Avenue. He then proceeded through the intersection, where he struck the victim, police said.
The victim suffered injuries to his head and pelvis. He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.
The driver stopped and cooperated with the investigation. He was cited and released, police said.