Elderly woman injured after being struck by Muni bus

February 16, 2013 6:56:27 PM PST
An elderly woman has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a Muni bus near Lake Merced near the southern end of Lake Merced.

A 73-year-old woman was struck shortly before 4:30 p.m. when the outbound 18 46th Avenue bus was turning from John Muir Boulevard onto Lake Merced Boulevard.

The woman was transported to San Francisco General Hospital.

Muni spokesperson Paul Rose says the cause of the accident remains under investigation. And as part of a standard procedure in these types of investigations, the driver is being questioned and will be undergo drug and alcohol testing.