Pedicab Driver and Passengers Hospitalized after Hit-and-Run Crash near Sansome Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 27, 2018) – Five people, including two children, were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon following a hit-and-run collision on The Embarcadero.
A T-Mobile bike taxi carrying a family of four visiting from Vancouver, British Colombia, was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle. The collision occurred near Sansome Street at around 4:15 PM. Events leading up to the collision were not immediately available to the public.
The pedicab operator sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the San Francisco General Hospital. Recent updates stated that the driver is still in a coma after suffering a fractured skull. The family, which included two children ages 5 and 8, was also hospitalized with non-life-threatening-injuries. There is no update on their current medical condition.
Police are asking for the public’s help to locate the hit-and-run driver. The vehicle involved is described to be a light-colored sedan,and was last seen heading toward the Bay Bridge. Anyone with relevant information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the authorities as soon as possible.
No further details have been released to the public at this time.
It is important to always look out for other vehicles, motorcyclists, and pedestrians on the road. By driving carefully and abiding by all driving laws, dangerous accidents can be prevented. Do not get behind the wheel of a car if you find yourself unfit to drive.
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