Driver strikes pedestrian in Mission District, causing life-threatening injuries

Pedestrians were struck in two separate collisions over the weekend in San Francisco, including one who suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.

The first occurred around 7:45 p.m. Saturday at 16th and Mission streets in the city’s Mission District.

A man in his 40s had entered the street when a vehicle struck him. The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The driver remained at the scene and was not arrested.

The second collision occurred at about 7:25 p.m. Sunday near Pier 39 at North Point and Stockton streets, police said.

A 52-year-old woman was crossing the street when a driver making a turn struck her. She was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The driver, a 31-year-old woman, remained at the scene. Police said officers cited the driver, but did not say why.

-Daniel Montes, Bay City News

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