Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in early morning Tenderloin crash

A 62-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries when struck by a vehicle near the Tenderloin in San Francisco early Thursday morning, according to police.

The collision occurred in the vicinity of Van Ness Avenue and O’Farrell Street around 1:30 a.m.

The driver saw the pedestrian in the middle of the road and hit the brakes at the last moment but struck the pedestrian anyway, according to police. He was not arrested.

The victim was transported to a hospital, but an update on the man’s condition was not immediately available.

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