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News, The Snitch Woman Breaks Ankle While Fleeing Creepy Ride-Share Driver (Updated)

Woman Breaks Ankle While Fleeing Creepy Ride-Share Driver (Updated)

A couple of weeks ago, SFist editor Eve Batey blogged about her harrowing encounter with an apparently unhinged Uber driver who threatened to rape and kill her. Today, the Chronicle reports that another woman had her own terrifying run-in with…
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News, The Snitch Streetcar Hit by Lyft Near the Wharf But Keeps On Chuggin'

Streetcar Hit by Lyft Near the Wharf But Keeps On Chuggin'

Muni crashes happen occasionally, but it's not every day…
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News, The Snitch We Already Basically Have Driverless Cars

We Already Basically Have Driverless Cars

Starting today, private drivers can no longer turn onto Market Street between Third and Eight streets. The new restrictions are part of the SFMTA's attempts to improve safety for pedestrians, bikers, and drivers, and make total sense for the…
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News, The Snitch Video: Watch This Muni Driver Run a Red Light, Almost Cause Accident

Video: Watch This Muni Driver Run a Red Light, Almost Cause Accident

Update: Paul Rose, spokesman for Muni, responds to this incident. Read belwo. Muni drivers run red lights all the time — and now we have a dashcam video to prove it.  YouTube user boris4ka posted this video he/she shot with…
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News, The Snitch Transit Officials Blame Golden Gate Bridge Accident on Bad Driving, Not New Barrier

Transit Officials Blame Golden Gate Bridge Accident on Bad Driving, Not New Barrier

By now you've heard that the Golden Gate Bridge reopened several hours ahead of schedule(!). And by now you've heard that there has already been an accident which slowed Monday's commute.  Surprising? No. Frustrating? Yes. As noted by the media…
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News, The Snitch BMW Driver Can't Figure Out How to Park Her Car (VIDEO)

BMW Driver Can't Figure Out How to Park Her Car (VIDEO)

Add "incompetent parking job"  to the long list of shit BMW drivers do that just have you questioning their license to drive.  These very viral videos of a Bay Area BMW driver attempting to navigate a parking spot is the…
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News, The Snitch Driver Beats Pedestrians During Road Rage Incident

Driver Beats Pedestrians During Road Rage Incident

An unidentified driver was arrested yesterday when he admitted to police that he "knocked out" some pedestrians after almost hitting them with his car.  According to police reports, two men were walking at a crosswalk along the 4900 block of…
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News, The Snitch Trolley Tour Bus Fatally Hits City Government Employee

Trolley Tour Bus Fatally Hits City Government Employee

A trolley tour bus hit a city government employee just outside of City Hall today, officials said. A Twitter photo of the aftermath of the collision apparently shows emergency personnel attending to the victim, who the Chron identified as…
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News, The Snitch Another Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit-And-Run Collision

Another Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit-And-Run Collision

San Francisco police are looking for yet another driver who hit a cyclist in the Mission District yesterday morning and fled the scene. It's the fifth pedestrian hurt or killed since Sunday night. According to police reports, at about 4:55…
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News, The Snitch Three Injured, One Dead in Separate Pedestrian Collisions

Three Injured, One Dead in Separate Pedestrian Collisions

An unidentified man was killed this morning after being hit by a car in the city's Outer Sunset neighborhood.  According to Officer Albie Esparza, the man was at 43rd Avenue and Sloat Boulevard at about 7 a.m. today when he…
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News, The Snitch Parking Control Officers to City Hall: Tell Drivers to Stop Attacking Us

Parking Control Officers to City Hall: Tell Drivers to Stop Attacking Us

City workers have had enough with violent attacks against them pointing toward two recent incidents: a martial arts expert allegedly splashed coffee onto a parking control officer and smashed his face and an enraged driver carried another DPT worker…
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News, The Snitch Easy Chang: Cops Arrest Driver Suspected of Shooting Pedestrian in Road Rage Incident

Easy Chang: Cops Arrest Driver Suspected of Shooting Pedestrian in Road Rage Incident

San Francisco police have arrested 25-year-old Easy Chang who allegedly shot a pedestrian during a road rage incident in the Panhandle this summer.  On the afternoon of Aug. 31, Chang was cruising at Golden Gate and Broderick streets when he…
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News, The Snitch Two Injured After Jeep Crashes Into Taxi Cab

Two Injured After Jeep Crashes Into Taxi Cab

San Francisco police are investigating a car crash this morning that left two injured in the city's Western Addition neighborhood. According to Sgt. Monica MacDonald, a driver in a Jeep blew through a red light at Octavia and Oak streets…
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News, The Snitch Ferry Hits San Francisco Pier, 10 Injured

Ferry Hits San Francisco Pier, 10 Injured

An Oakland-bound ferry crashed into Pier 41 last night, injuring 10 passengers.  KRON4 is reporting that it's unknown what caused the Blue and Gold Ferry Boat to collide into the pier. most of the injuries included whiplash and some minor cuts. …
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News, The Snitch Driver Punches Pedestrian Over Crosswalk Dispute

Driver Punches Pedestrian Over Crosswalk Dispute

Indeed, Mayor Ed Lee's highly touted plan to scrap pedestrian deaths and injuries citywide within in 10 years is ambitious: No matter how many crosswalks you pave or stop lights you install, there are some pedestrian injuries you couldn't anticipate. …
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News, The Snitch Cyclist Injured in Hit-And-Run Collision

Cyclist Injured in Hit-And-Run Collision

San Francisco police are looking for a driver who hit an 18-year-old man as he was riding his bike along the Embarcadero last night, and then fled the scene.  Police say the cyclist was pedaling through a crosswalk near Harrison…
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News, The Snitch Driver Arrested After Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Chinatown

Driver Arrested After Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Chinatown

Police arrested 40-year-old Calixto Dilinila on suspicion of running over an elderly woman as she walked near the Stockton Street tunnel Saturday morning.  Police say the victim, who has been identified by media outlets as 78-year-old Pei Fong Yim, was walking…
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News, The Snitch Alleged Thief Clinging to Life After Crashing Stolen Car

Alleged Thief Clinging to Life After Crashing Stolen Car

A suspected car crook is in the hospital this morning after he crashed his stolen vehicle while blowing a stop sign last night.  Officer Gordon Shyy says that police were called out to Bryant and 18th streets at about 7…
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Driver Crashes Into Subway Sandwich Shop

Not sure what it is with San Francisco drivers, but when they lose control of the wheel, it seems they tend to crash meals.  The most recent example of a car was this morning, a woman driving a minivan at…
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News, The Snitch Woman Dies in Hit-And-Run Collision Near Bay Bridge

Woman Dies in Hit-And-Run Collision Near Bay Bridge

A 34-year-old woman riding a motorcycle was killed last night near the Bay Bridge by a driver who fled the scene.  According to press reports, the woman, who was identified as Suna Bayram, was driving a 2000 Suzuki near the Bay…
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