DUI suspected in crash that injured pedestrian in San Francisco 

click to enlarge A Mill Valley woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after striking and critically injuring a pedestrian in San Francisco's Richmond District on Saturday night, a police spokesman said. (Credit:Photos.com) - A MILL VALLEY WOMAN WAS ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AFTER STRIKING AND CRITICALLY INJURING A PEDESTRIAN IN SAN FRANCISCO'S RICHMOND DISTRICT ON SATURDAY NIGHT, A POLICE SPOKESMAN SAID. (CREDIT:PHOTOS.COM)
  • A Mill Valley woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after striking and critically injuring a pedestrian in San Francisco's Richmond District on Saturday night, a police spokesman said. (Credit:Photos.com)
  • A Mill Valley woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after striking and critically injuring a pedestrian in San Francisco's Richmond District on Saturday night, a police spokesman said. (Credit:Photos.com)

A Mill Valley woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after striking and critically injuring a pedestrian in San Francisco's Richmond District on Saturday night, a police spokesman said.

The accident was reported at Fulton Street and 20th Avenue at 10:01 p.m. Saturday.

A 40-year-old woman was crossing Fulton Street in a crosswalk when she was hit by a silver Volkswagen Passat traveling east, police said.

The pedestrian was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a life-threatening skull fracture, according to police.

The driver of the Passat, a 36-year-old woman, stopped at the scene but was arrested a short time later on suspicion of driving under the influence, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

Esparza said the woman's name was not immediately available.

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