Pedestrian seriously injured by car in San Francisco accident

A pedestrian was seriously injured Saturday night near the intersection of Lombard and Steiner Streets in San Francisco's Cow Hollow neighborhood, police said.

Police were called about 8:27 p.m. Saturday to that intersection on a report of a vehicle collision, said police Officer Robert Rueca. Officers arrived to find a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries. That pedestrian was taken to a local hospital.

The driver involved in the collision remained on the scene, Rueca said, and it had not been determined as of 10:30 p.m. whether drugs and/or alcohol played a part in this accident.

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Lombard Street at Steiner was shut down as police conducted an investigation, Rueca said.