2:34 PM: A man remains in critical condition at a hospital today after apparently stumbling into the street and being hit by a truck in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Monday night, police and fire officials said.
The accident occurred at about 9:35 p.m. Monday on Sixth Street between Howard and Harrison streets, police spokesman Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The pedestrian, believed to be a transient, somehow stumbled into the roadway, where he fell and was struck by a truck traveling north on Sixth Street, Fong said.
Fire department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said the pedestrian was trapped under the truck after the collision.
He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he remained with life-threatening injuries this afternoon, Fong said.
The driver of the vehicle stopped and cooperated with authorities, and likely won’t be charged, he said.
10:19 AM: A man was critically injured when he was hit by a truck in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Monday night, police and fire officials said.
The accident was reported at about 9:35 p.m. Monday at Sixth and Howard streets.
The pedestrian was stuck underneath the truck after he was hit, fire department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.
The victim, a man believed to be in his 30s or 40s, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
Dan McMenamin, Bay City News