Car crashes in San Francisco after 2 occupants are shot

by bil | July 9th, 2007

In another example of the inherent dangers facing drivers on San Francisco roadways, the San Francisco Chronicle reported one teenager was killed and another critically injured after shots rang out at a busy Bayview district intersection and the California car accident victims’ vehicle collided head-on with another car.

The victims were shot while inside a blue sedan at the corner of Third Street and LaSalle Avenue around 3 p.m. One or more suspects in a white sedan sped away. The intersection was closed for nearly an hour, with vehicle and streetcar traffic on the new T-Third line backing up in both directions.

Neither the dead man, a 19-year-old San Francisco resident, nor the injured man, a 15-year-old Richmond resident being treated at San Francisco General Hospital, was identified. The motive for the shooting was not known.

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