(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Driver strikes pedestrian in Outer Sunset, 1 suffers life-threatening injuries

A person was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries on Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the Outer Sunset, according to police.

The vehicle hit the pedestrian at around 10:06 a.m. near the intersection of Sloat Boulevard and 36th Avenue, according to Officer Joseph Tomlinson, a police spokesperson.

Tomlinson said police were still on scene an hour later.

Tomlinson could not immediately provide further details.

Transportation officials recently installed pedestrian bulb-outs and Hybrid Pedestrian Beacon equipment to protect the crosswalk at the intersection and improve pedestrian safety.

This is a breaking news story.

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