Life-threatening injuries in Muni-pedestrian incident (update)
Update (4:55 p.m.) From MTA:
As of 4:17 p.m., the scene below has cleared and all Muni buses have returned to their regular routes.
According to San Francisco General Hospital, the pedestrian is in critical condition.
Per normal procedure, the Muni Operator (hired in 2000) involved in the accident has been placed on non-driving status and will be tested for drugs and alcohol.
The investigation by the San Francisco Police Department and the SFMTA is ongoing.
Original post: This just received from MTA:
Muni Service Alert
As of 1:41 p.m., an accident between an outbound (southbound) 9 San Bruno Muni bus and a pedestrian on San Bruno Avenue at Burrows Street is causing the following Muni buses to be re-routed around the accident scene:
9 San Bruno
9L San Bruno Limited
8X Bayshore Express
8AX Bayshore Express
The injuries to the female pedestrian are described as life-threatening by the San Francisco Fire Department.
The San Francisco Police Department and the SFMTA are investigating the accident.
We’ll get updates in here as soon as we receive them.
Really!?! I really hope we have a public transportation system for years to come. Just how much of this can one transportation agency take? What typically happens when public transportation becomes the menace?
My friend saw it happen. It was an elderly Chinese lady who got hit!!