Woman killed and another hospitalized in Sunset District car crash


Two women were hit by a car in the Sunset District on Monday morning and one died of her injuries, according to a spokesperson for the San Francisco Police Department.

The fatal collision happened at the intersection of 24th Avenue and Santiago Street and marks the 15th pedestrian fatality in the city of the year.

“I am heartbroken and angry to report the death of a pedestrian in the Sunset. Two elderly people were struck and one was killed by a driver running east to Santiago and didn’t stop crossing the street on 24th Avenue,” supervisor Gordon Mar said on Twitter.

“I know the pain of losing a loved one to violent traffic. No one should have to experience this. My thoughts are with the victims and their families,” continued Mar, who called for safer streets.

Police arrived at the scene shortly after the 10:52 a.m. incident and transported the injured pedestrian and the driver of the car to hospital. No arrests have been made in this case.

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The intersection, a four-way stop is next to Lincoln High School.

While there is current plans to make the Sunset safer for bicycles and pedestrians, the

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