SFPD Arrests Driver for Fatal Vehicle Collision 24-026

On March 16, 2024, at approximately 12:13 p.m., San Francisco Police officers responded to the area of Ulloa Street and Lenox Way on a report of a solo vehicle collision involving pedestrians.

Officers arrived on scene and located multiple victims suffering from injuries.  SFPD Officers and SFFD Firefighters rendered aid to the victims. Despite life-saving efforts made by first responders, two victims were declared deceased at the scene. Three patients were transported to the hospital with injuries. 

Despite the lifesaving efforts of the hospital staff, the third victim, an adult female, succumbed to her injuries at the hospital and an infant is still suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Officers learned that the driver of the vehicle, identified as 78-year-old Mary Fong Lau, was traveling eastbound on Ulloa Street when she crashed into a bus stop at the intersection of Ulloa Street and Lenox Way. 

Through the course of the investigation, The SFPD Traffic Collision Investigations Unit developed probable cause to book the driver, Lau, for 3 counts of felony vehicular manslaughter, felony reckless driving causing bodily injury, and additional traffic violations.

This is an open and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD at 1-415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.

This incident was a heartbreaking tragedy.  The San Francisco Police Department offers its deepest condolences to the victims, their families and loved ones, and everyone at the scene who witnessed and assisted first responders.

SFPD Case #240-160-569

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