2 Men Struck by Car on Octavia Street at Haight Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 24, 2018)– Two pedestrians were badly injured in a pedestrian collision on Octavia Street Sunday morning when they were struck by a driver in a BMW while crossing the street in Hayes Valley.
The incident occurred at around 3:24 AM near the intersection of Octavia Street and Haight Street. A 34-year-old man and a 38-year-old man were crossing the street when an unknown driver was driving southbound on Octavia Street. The car struck both men, and the victims sustained life-threatening injuries.
The driver remained at the scene after the crash and was not arrested. Both victims were rushed to a hospital for treatment. Police did not release any information on the vehicle and driver that struck the men.
Anyone who has more information about this incident is urged to contact SFPD via the department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444, or text TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.
It is important to always be on the lookout in an area with pedestrians, especially if you are at an area with intersections. And if you are a pedestrian, stay alert, keep away from the roadway, and look out for incoming vehicles. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe.
If you or a loved one was injured in a pedestrian accident, contact the experienced auto accident lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We promise to work for you, until we achieve the proper compensation and justice that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a legal professional in your area. We can also be contacted 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.