Pedestrian struck, pinned under shuttle bus

SAN FRANCISCO

The incident was reported at 2:18 p.m. at Eddy and Leavenworth streets.

San Francisco fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said the victim was struck by a transport van and pinned underneath the vehicle.

Fire crews responded and extricated the victim at 2:38 p.m., she said.

Two ambulances were called -- one for the pedestrian and another for the driver, who began suffering from a medical problem.

Talmadge said she did not yet have details about how the accident occurred. Police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said the accident shut down a stretch of Eddy Street.

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