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11:11 AM: Two pedestrians were struck by vehicles and severely injured this morning in separate but near-simultaneous incidents near San Francisco City Hall and in the city’s Bayview District.
In the first, a 54-year-old woman was hit by a car at about 6:30 a.m. while crossing the street at Van Ness Avenue and Grove Street, San Francisco police Lt. Lyn Tomioka said.
About 10 minutes later, another woman was hit by a vehicle near Quint Street and Palou Avenue in the Bavyiew, Tomioka said.
Both victims suffered life-threatening injuries and were taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where both were undergoing surgery mid-morning.
The drivers in both cases pulled over afterward and no arrests have been made.
8:57 AM: A pedestrian was struck by a car and seriously injured near San Francisco City Hall this morning.
The accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. at Van Ness Avenue and Grove Street, San Francisco police Lt. Lyn Tomioka said.
The pedestrian was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, Tomioka said.
The driver remained at the scene and the incident is not believed to be criminal, she said.
Police were still at the intersection at 8:45 a.m. and several lanes remained blocked, Tomioka said.