Two San Francisco pedestrians are recovering from their injuries today, after one was mowed down by a Muni bus driver on Friday, and another was struck by a car on Monday morning.
At 7:15 a.m. Friday, a woman in her 60s was walking in the crosswalk at 25th Street and South Van Ness Avenue when the driver of an outbound 12-Folsom/Pacific bus hit her, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesperson Paul Rose says.
The woman was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with non-life-threatening lacerations to the head, Bay City News reports.
According to Rose, the bus driver stopped at the scene and cooperated with police, and has also taken a drug and alcohol test. According to a police spokesperson, the circumstances behind the collision remain under investigation.
She was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with serious injuries.
The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. "Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor" in the collision, BCN reports.
At publication time, police did not have any additional information on the incident, nor did they have an update on the victim's condition.