/2 pedestrians suffer life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in San Franciscos Mission District – NBCNews.com

2 pedestrians suffer life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in San Franciscos Mission District – NBCNews.com

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Two people suffered life-threatening injuries when a car driven by a driver believed to be impaired hit pedestrians Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco’s Mission District, police said.

A Toyota Prius turned north onto Mission Street from 23rd Street and struck the two pedestrians about 4:20 p.m.

The vehicle then went up on a sidewalk and hit a bus and a person getting off the bus. That person was treated at the scene and released, police said.

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“Impairment on the part of the driver is suspected at this time,” police said in a statement.

The driver of the Prius fled in the car with his passenger but later returned to the scene, and both were detained, police said.

The driver and the passenger were evaluated medically, police said.