Tractor-Trailer Hits Female Teen at Balboa Park BART Station in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 15, 2019) – A 19-year-old girl was critically injured following a pedestrian crash Monday morning in San Francisco.
The incident happened around 8:47 a.m. at Balboa Park BART Station, near Seneca and San Jose avenues.
According to police, the teen was crossing the street when she was hit by a tractor-trailer. The victim was rushed by paramedics to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The truck driver stayed on scene and cooperated with authorities.
It is unknown if charges has been filed and liability has not yet been determined. The incident remains under investigation.
When a car collides with a pedestrian, there is a high potential for serious injuries, even death. Thus, it is imperative for drivers to follow simple rules for safety. Pay attention to crosswalks, making sure pedestrians are not crossing the road before passing through the crosswalk. Pay attention to traffic controls and yield to pedestrians already crossing the road even if not at the crosswalk.
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