A flatbed truck struck a 75-year-old woman in Bernal Heights Wednesday afternoon. (Courtesy SFPD)

Elderly woman struck by truck, seriously injured in Bernal Heights

A 75-year-old woman was struck by a “contractor-type” flatbed truck Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Cortland Avenue and Ellsworth Street in the Bernal Heights neighborhood, according to police.

The woman, a San Francisco resident, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, said Officer Giselle Linnane, a San Francisco police department spokesperson.

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, Linnane said.

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