Earlier this week, a major San Francisco thoroughfare in San Francisco was closed down following a hit and run car accident. However, the intersection of Geary Street and Van Ness has now reopened.
According to reports, police were notified of a vehicle collision in the intersection of Geary Street and Van Ness Avenue. A preliminary investigation revealed that one car was driving west and as it approach Van Ness, it collided with another car. The impact of the collision caused the second car to roll over, sending it into a traffic pole. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene but was apprehended by police.
According to police, four females and two males were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
If you have been injured in a San Francisco car accident it is a good idea to consult with an experienced San Francisco personal injury attorney right away. A skilled personal injury lawyer can begin an investigation into all of the factors that may have caused or contributed to a particular accidents. Often, more than one cause may be responsible for the harm that occurs following an incident.
Here, witnesses told NBC Bay Area that a smaller car hit a van or SUV, which then rolled over several times. Some described the car as actually "flying in the air."
Witnesses also said they saw police chase the people who ran from the scene of the collision.
The circumstances of the collision remain under investigation.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a San Francisco car accident, please contact the experienced California car accident lawyers at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP for an immediate consultation.