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8:34 AM: The SFFD has confirmed that a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured on Mission Street at 7:50 this morning. According to reports, her injuries are life threatening.

Mission’s reportedly closed between 5th and 6th. Though we have not gotten confirmation from the SFMTA or SamTrans, reports have some of both system’s buses being rerouted around the area, and broadcast TV reports are showing that traffic is seriously backed up.

8:37 AM: SF MTA spokesperson Judson True has confirmed that the14 Mission electric trolley buses (which require access to overhead wires)are running on Market, not Mission, due to the street closure, and that the 14L Mission Limited biodiesel buses will continue to run down Market.

9:40 AM: Mission Street has reporned and, according to True, the accident scene cleared at 9:32, and the 14 is back on its regular route.

10:30 AM: Coverage elsewhere: Pedestrian Struck By Car on SF’s Mission Street KCBS

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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