Monday News Roundup
3 INJURED, ONE SERIOUSLY, IN HEAD-ON CRASH IN INNER SUNSET
Three people were injured, one seriously, when two vehicles collided head-on in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The crash was reported at 12:39 a.m. on Laguna Honda Boulevard just before it turns into Seventh Avenue north of the Laguna Honda Reservoir, according to police.
A vehicle was traveling north on Laguna Honda when the driver went over the center divider and struck a southbound vehicle.
A female in one of the cars was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, while two men ages 22 and 26 were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive, police said.
30-YEAR-OLD OAKLAND MAN KILLED IN DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN TENDERLOIN
A 30-year-old Oakland man was killed in a drive-by shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Saturday morning, according to police.
The shooting was reported at 1:10 a.m. in the 500 block of Larkin Street.
The victim, identified today by the medical examiner’s office as Ramone Cruz, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The suspect or suspects fled in a vehicle described as a late-model SUV, police said. No arrests had been made in the case as of this morning.
Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.
PEDESTRIAN FATALLY STRUCK THIS MORNING, FIRE ENGINE ALSO HIT
A vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian in downtown San Francisco this morning, according to a fire spokeswoman.
The fatal collision was reported at 9:21 a.m. in the 500 block of Jones Street between Geary and O’Farrell streets, San Francisco fire spokeswoman Jen Balestrieri said.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Balestrieri said.
She said a passing motorist then struck a fire engine parked at the scene around 9:45 a.m.
The pedestrian’s name has not yet been released and the cause of the collisions remains under investigation, according to police and fire officials.
FEMALE MOTORCYCLIST SERIOUSLY INJURED IN SOMA CRASH
A female motorcyclist suffered serious injuries during a crash early Sunday morning in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, according to police.
The collision was reported at 4:19 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Sixth and Mission streets, police said.
The motorcyclist is described as a woman in her 40s who allegedly drove into the back of a vehicle, according to police.
Emergency crews responded to the scene following the crash and found the motorcyclist suffering life-threatening injuries. She was transported via ambulance to San Francisco General Hospital, police said.
Police said the driver of the vehicle was a man in his 30s and that the cause of the crash remains under investigation.