- May 23, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Francisco, CA – A taxi collided with another vehicle and then went onto the sidewalk striking pedestrians on Sunday, May 22, 2022. The crash happened at 3rd Street and Mission Street around 4:30 p.m.
According to police, the taxi jumped the curb after colliding with the other vehicle. Two female pedestrians were pronounced dead on the scene. One male pedestrian was transported to the hospital. The investigation of the crash is ongoing.
The victims have been identified as Willa Henderson, 31, and Mary Henderson, 72.
Unfortunately, there are over 6,500 pedestrian accident deaths each year. Pedestrian accidents can usually be traced back to an inattentive driver. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Police accident report
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Video from any restaurants or apartment buildings on this corner
- Inspection of road conditions
- Accident history on the road
- Timing of traffic signals
- Video from the taxi
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
- Backing up unsafely
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.
Location of Crash – 3rd Street & Mission Street