Van Jumps Curb, Crashes into Building Unintentionally in the Castro

A 70-year-old driver was injured when he drove over a curb and crashed into a building and possible several parking meters Saturday afternoon in San Francisco's Eureka Valley/Dolores Heights neighborhood, police said.

The man's van jumped a curb at about 3:10 p.m. on Castro Street near Market Street. Police said no one else was injured and the act does not appear to be intentional.

The man also reportedly drove erratically near 18th and Sanchez streets, according to police.

Officers detained the man who suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police have not determined a cause for the crash and are continuing to investigate it.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Police Department's tip line at (415) 575-4444 or a tip can be sent by text to TIP411. Begin the text with SFPD.

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