Elderly man trapped under cable car
By Tamara Barak, Bay City News Service
March 14, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - Fire officials are reporting that
a senior citizen has been taken to the hospital after being struck
and trapped underneath a motorized cable car in San Francisco's
The accident, on the corner of Stockton and Jackson streets,
was reported just before 3 p.m., according to Lt. Mindy Talmadge
of the San Francisco Fire Department.
"We responded to find a very elderly gentleman under the
He was stabilized and en route to San Francisco General Hospital
within about nine minutes," Talmadge said.
The investigation has been turned over to the San Francisco Police
"There were witnesses, so police are collecting all that
information," Talmadge said.
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