Muni bus hits pedestrian downtown (updates)

Update (9:44 a.m. Monday): SF Weekly reports that the victim has been identified as 71-year-old Manuel Tomaneng.

Update (7:05 p.m.): SFGate reports that the pedestrian in the accident has died from the wounds he sustained.

Update (7:02 p.m.): CBS5 reports that a witness says the pedestrian was jaywalking when he was struck by the Muni bus.

Original post: SFGate reports that a Muni bus has struck a pedestrian in downtown, pinning the pedestrian under its wheels.

Police and firefighters shut down Fifth and Mission Streets for a block while they worked to free the man from under the bus. Using wooden planks, they lifted the bus, freed the victim and took him away in an ambulance. His condition was not known.

Read the rest of the story at SFGate. We’ll update here if we learn more.

One comment

  • Désirée Laurent

    please let me know when u find out updates on one of my dearest friends. his name was jesus, i still canot believe this has happened. everyone that knew him, is in shock. we cannot believe that something like this would happen to one of our dearest friends.
    please email me on any news that anyone finds out. even if the news is sad..

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