Two San Francisco police officers were injured and a driver was arrested early Thursday morning after a chase ended with a crash in the city’s Hayes Valley neighborhood, according to police.

At about 3:20 a.m., Park Station officers initiated a vehicle pursuit in the area of Castro and Market Streets. The vehicle they were chasing, a blue Honda, crashed into a building in the area of Fillmore and Waller streets, police said.

A second police patrol unit was involved in the crash, and both officers in that vehicle were taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The Honda’s driver was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for life-threatening injuries, police said.

The investigation by the Traffic Collision Investigations Unit is ongoing. Anyone with information should call the SFPD 24 Hour Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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