Pedestrian Struck By SamTrans Bus Has Died

4:49 PM: A man who was fatally struck by a SamTrans bus in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood earlier this week has been identified as Eugenio Mallari, according to the San Francisco medical examiner’s office.

Mallari was hit when he stepped onto Mission Street near Valencia Street, just south of Cesar Chavez Street around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police.

Police said he was 50 years old, however the medical examiner’s office could not confirm his age nor city of residence.

SamTrans spokeswoman Christine Dunn said that at the time of the collision, the SamTrans Route 391 bus was traveling south, heading from the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco to the Redwood City Caltrain station.

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Mallari was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for head and torso injuries, police said.
Dunn said Mallari later succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the bus involved in the incident has been removed from duty and tested for drugs and alcohol, as is standard procedure, Dunn said.

Police are continuing to investigate the accident.

12:43 PM A man who was struck by a SamTrans bus in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood earlier this week has died, a spokeswoman for the transit agency said today.

The 50-year-old man was hit when he stepped onto Mission Street near Valencia Street, just south of Cesar Chavez Street around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police.

SamTrans spokeswoman Christine Dunn said that at the time of the collision, the SamTrans Route 391 bus was traveling south, heading from the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco to the Redwood City Caltrain station.

The man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for head and torso injuries, police said.
Dunn said the man later succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the bus involved in the incident has been removed from duty and tested for drugs and alcohol, as is standard procedure, Dunn said.

Police are continuing to investigate the accident.

Sasha Lekach, Bay City News

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  • Christine Danao

    This was a very senseless tragedy. My cousin still had so much in life that he wanted to do. And now he’s left behind so many friends and family that will miss him greatly !!! Rest In Peace , cousin !!!

  • Christine Danao

    This was a very senseless tragedy. My cousin still had so much in life that he wanted to do. And now he’s left behind so many friends and family that will miss him greatly !!! Rest In Peace , cousin !!!

  • Christine Danao

    My cousin was a resident of San Francisco at the time of his death.

  • Christine Danao

    My cousin was a resident of San Francisco at the time of his death.

  • M.Villa

    He will be Missed Rest in Peace, Bus drivers should slow down specially in the crowded areas of San Francisco there are many times that there is always a near misses in crosswalks and street.

  • M.Villa

    He will be Missed Rest in Peace, Bus drivers should slow down specially in the crowded areas of San Francisco there are many times that there is always a near misses in crosswalks and street.

  • Sarah

    Rest in Peace, dad.

  • Sarah

    Rest in Peace, dad.