Crews investigate the scene where a taxi cab crashed into a public toilet and shoeshine stand leaving three people with life threatening injuries on Market Street near Sutter and Sansome streets Tuesday, August 23, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Crews investigate the scene where a taxi cab crashed into a public toilet and shoeshine stand leaving three people with life threatening injuries on Market Street near Sutter and Sansome streets Tuesday, August 23, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Taxi driver may have suffered medical issue before Market Street crash

A taxi driver who injured two pedestrians when he crashed into a bathroom, newsstand and shoeshine stand in the Financial District on Tuesday afternoon may have suffered a medical issue just prior to the crash, police said.

Three men, including the driver, were injured in the 3:15 p.m. crash at Sutter and Market streets, where the taxi accelerated and drove up on to the sidewalk.

Police said Wednesday the 59-year-old driver may have suffered a medical issue before he hit the gas, but the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

The driver has been discharged from the hospital as of Wednesday morning, according to San Francisco General Hospital spokesperson Brent Andrew.

A 66-year-old man hit by the taxi is in fair condition and a 40-year-man remains in critical condition.crashFinancial DistrictMarket StreetpoliceSan FranciscoTaxi cabTransit

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