A 13-year-old girl found herself in the midst of a San Francisco car collision on a Saturday morning, resulting in injuries to one person. The incident began around 8:30 a.m. when law enforcement spotted the young driver engaging in “multiple vehicle code violations” near Bay and Stockton streets, as reported by the Chronicle.
Efforts to pull her over were thwarted when another vehicle intervened, and both fled the scene. Fearing the dangers of a high-speed pursuit, the officers wisely chose not to give chase.
The story took an unexpected turn when a different set of officers located the young girl approximately 2 1⁄2 miles away from the initial incident, near Brannan and Second streets, as per the Chronicle’s account. This time, the outcome was less fortunate.
Officers witnessed the girl’s vehicle colliding with two other vehicles, both occupied. This allowed the police to extract the girl from her vehicle and transport her to the hospital, though her injuries were not life-threatening.
One individual who had been inside one of the other vehicles involved in the accident was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The authorities issued a citation to the young girl and released her to a parent. The circumstances surrounding how she acquired the car remain unclear, and her identity has not been disclosed. This incident serves as a reminder that unexpected events on San Francisco streets are not limited to robotaxis.