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Stolen car driven by parolee kills 2 women in San Francisco

January 1, 2021 GMT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A stolen car struck and killed two women in the South of Market neighborhood on Thursday, and the driver, a paroled robber, was arrested after running away, police said.

The car, which had been reported stolen at about 4 p.m., struck a car and then two women, one of whom died at the scene, police said.

The other woman died at a hospital.

One woman was believed to be about 70 years old and the other was in her 20s or 30s, the San Francisco Chronicle reported, citing San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney.

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The suspect, a 45-year-old San Francisco resident, left the car after the accident and fled into a nearby commercial building where he was arrested within minutes, police said.

His name wasn’t immediately released.

ly what happened, police said.