A pedestrian who was struck by a car early this morning in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.
Based on the police investigation, it appears the pedestrian, a man in his 70s, was in the middle of the road near the intersection of Ninth and Mission streets at about 1:40 a.m. when a red Nissan Sentra struck him.
The driver of the Nissan, also a man in his 70s, was traveling north on Ninth Street and then made a left turn onto Mission Street.
The pedestrian was apparently in the middle of a lane on Mission Street when he was struck, police said.
He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
The driver of the car was not arrested and the collision remains under investigation, according to police.
Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News