Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by a car in Mission District

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A pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon in the Mission District. 

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the incident happened at the 18th and Valencia Street around 1:28 p.m.

The driver of the car who hit the pedestrian remained on the scene to cooperate with the investigation. SFPD says drugs and/or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in this collision.

As of Wednesday evening, there have been no new updates about the condition of the victim. SFPD says anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.

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