Taxi driver may have suffered medical issue before Market Street crash in San Francisco

This image shows a taxi cab that crashed into a shoeshine stand in San Francisco, Calif. on August 23, 2016. (KGO-TV)

A taxi driver who injured two pedestrians when he crashed into a bathroom, newsstand and shoeshine stand in San Francisco's Financial District on Tuesday afternoon may have suffered a medical issue just prior to the crash, police said.

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Three men, including the driver, were injured in the 3:15 p.m. crash at Sutter and Market streets, where the taxi accelerated and drove up on to the sidewalk.

Police today said the 59-year-old driver may have suffered a medical issue before he hit the gas, but the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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The driver has been discharged from the hospital as of this morning, according to San Francisco General Hospital spokesman Brent Andrew.

A 66-year-old man hit by the taxi is in fair condition and a 40-year-man remains in critical condition.

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