A driver who lost control of his car while headed down Fulton Street hit a pedestrian and a building before flipping into a streetlight Thursday afternoon.
According to ABC7, it was 2:30 p.m. Thursday when a driver described only as "elderly" lost control of his car on Fulton Street near 46th Avenue.
He struck a 20-something pedestrian, breaking his leg, ABC7 reports.
The driver also struck a Fulton Street residence before coming to a stop against a streetpole at the edge of the sidewalk.
Initially reported by some as a collision involving a Muni bus, it actually wasn't: According to the San Francisco Fire Department, Muni actually "helped the community during this event," with "one or more persons aboard the bus provid[ing] aid," CBS5 reports.
ABC7 reports that a 1-year-old child was shaken following the incident, as she was playing on the other side of the wall that the driver hit.
"I don't think she has any idea. She knows that she took a little ride and she looked at me with big eyes. It seemed like eight minutes, but it was only a couple of seconds and we just looked at each other, I grabbed her and ran," the child's mother told ABC7.
According to CBS5, "the jolt of the car’s impact was so strong it pushed the couch her daughter was on away from the wall."
“We scooted it out a little bit, but it definitely moved,” the child's mother told CBS5.
“I picked her up and ran out of the house because I kept thinking, ‘What’s next?’ You don’t know if the wall is going to collapse. Is it an earthquake? You don’t know in those first couple of seconds.”
The driver and his wife, who was a passenger in the car, were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. They are non-life-threatening in nature, ABC7 reports.