SAN FRANCISCO -- A vehicle struck a cable car conductor Monday morning in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood, according to a fire spokeswoman.
San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said, based on initial reports, a cable car operator was struck by a vehicle in the 1100 block of Powell Street between Washington and Jackson streets at about 10:35 a.m.
The historic Powell Street cable car line runs north to south along that stretch.
Talmadge said the conductor was apparently seen crawling out from beneath a vehicle after being struck. The conductor was hospitalized with major injuries.
Police have also responded to the scene to investigate the cause of the collision, Talmadge said.
Powell Street cable car conductor struck by car in San Francisco's Nob Hill