Robbery suspect's car crashes into house after SF police chase

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ByAmy Hollyfield KGO logo
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Robbery suspect's car crashes into house after SF police chase
A suspect's car crashed into a home after a chase with a San Francisco police patrol car.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A blue Honda, believed to be stolen and involved in a series of robberies, crashed into a home while being pursued by San Francisco police officers. It happened at 3:22 Thursday morning at Waller and Fillmore Streets.

"I woke up by the crashing sound of the car -- basically into the house," said Carola Nitz, who lives next door to the home.

"It was very loud, absolutely. Everybody in the house woke up and everyone on street came out," said Nitz.

Police say the driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A police car crashed into a parked car at the scene. Officers in the car were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Neighbors say the man who lives in the home was not there at the time. No one else was hurt.

Police say this is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD 24 Hour Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin your text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.