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Lyft Driver Hits Elderly Woman in San Francisco Crosswalk

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    A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman in a crosswalk Friday afternoon in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood, police said. Jean Elle reports. (Published Friday, Jan. 17, 2014)

    A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman in a crosswalk Friday afternoon in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood, police said.

    It happened around 1:30 at Jackson and Larkin, according to SFPD.

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    Witnesses say a woman driver hit the woman. Police say the driver is cooperating.

    The pedestrian was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a leg injury. Her injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

    In a statement, Lyft said the safety of everyone on the road is its top priority, and the company is sorry to hear that this happened.

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    Lyft representatives also said the driver was carrying a passenger at the time of the crash. Lyft has since deactivated the driver.