9:41 AM: A crash near San Francisco’s Parkmerced on Thursday night involved a shuttle with 14 elderly people on board and hospitalized seven people, including one critically, police and fire officials said today.
The crash was reported at 9:16 p.m. near the intersection of Junipero Serra Boulevard and Brotherhood Way, police said.
A vehicle was stalled on Junipero Serra Boulevard when it was rear-ended by a second vehicle, according to police.
The vehicles involved were a shuttle with 14 elderly people on board and another car with five people inside, including a small child, fire department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.
A 77-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash, while six other people were also injured and taken to various hospitals in San Francisco and San Mateo counties, Talmadge said.
The crash remains under investigation, police said.
Dan McMenamin, Bay City News
6:25 AM: Seven people were transported to hospitals after a multi-vehicle crash near San Francisco State University Thursday night, fire officials said.
San Francisco Fire Department responded to a crash at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Junipero Serra Boulevard at 9:33 p.m., fire officials said.
Eleven units, including six ambulances, responded to the scene, according to San Francisco Fire Department.
The extent of the injuries was not immediately available.
Zack Farmer, Bay City News