A car, possibly stolen, took a leap off the stairway at Sanchez and 19th streets in the Castro on Saturday, landing on its roof — and miraculously it appears no one was seriously hurt.
The incident was posted to YouTube on Saturday via a Nest cam video taken from across the street on 19th — and this occurred just a block away from Dolores Park. The SFFD confirmed that the crash happened at 7:18 p.m. Saturday.
The crash happens at the 1:27 mark.
One good Samaritan can be seen running up to the car to open its doors and help the occupants after the crash.
As the poster of the video writes, "Amazing that all seem to walk away. Miraculously no bystanders were hit."
In the audio of the video, you can hear someone saying, "I'm sorry, I'm so sorry," and "I've got to go."
An SFist tipster suggests that the car was likely stolen though we have yet to be able to confirm any details with the SFPD. It appears all the occupants fled the scene before the police or an ambulance could arrive, and sirens can be heard toward the end of the video.
The SFFD responded to the scene and confirmed there were no injuries.
Anyone who witnessed the crash who did not speak to police can call the SFPD tip line anonymously at 415-575-4444.
Update: Here is some footage that shows the car on the upper part of Sanchez at Cumberland, speeding toward the dead end at the stairs:
Yet another dangerous example of an autonomous vehicle driving recklessly throughout SF streets! Oh, wait a sec… pic.twitter.com/eyqmmzquPA— BlueyAnon (@BlueyAnon) July 23, 2023
Replying to the many media outlets calling about this:— SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA (@SFFDPIO) July 23, 2023
This was a non-injury collision occurring last night at 7:18 PM.
When Truck 7 #SFFDT07 arrived witnesses stated that: “all the occupants fled the scene”
The crew of Truck 7 confirmed no injuries and assisted a tow truck… https://t.co/8WLpWOmlG4 pic.twitter.com/iRXIaVWuFf
This is a developing story.