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San Francisco Parking Control Officer Hurt in Collision in SoMa

A parking control officer was injured when an SUV exiting the freeway struck her vehicle in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Wednesday morning, police and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials said.

The collision was reported at about 8:40 a.m. at Eighth and Bryant streets, police spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi said.

The parking control officer's narrow vehicle tipped over when it was hit by the SUV, trapping the officer inside, Manfredi said. Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to get her out.

The officer suffered minor injuries, according to Muni spokesman Paul Rose.

The SUV driver stayed and cooperated with the investigation, Manfredi said.

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