San Francisco, CA- Teen Pedestiran Hit By Semi at Balboa Park BART Station Near Seneca Ave.
San Francisco, CA (April 16, 2019)- An accident involving a pedestrian and a tractor-trailer resulted in critical injuries at a BART train station on Monday morning. The crash occurred at approximately 8:47 am at the Balboa Park BART station near Seneca Avenue and San Jose Avenue.
The police stated that the victim, a 19-year-old woman, was hit by the tractor-trailer as she was crossing the street. Paramedics took her to a local hospital where she was treated for major injuries.
The driver of the tractor-trailer stayed at the site of the crash and cooperated with police.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured pedestrian and her family at this difficult time. We hope for a full recovery.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.