Two young men in a small black sedan lost control of their car and slammed into Casa Guadalupe, on Mission Street near 26th, sometime after 10 p.m. on Wednesday. The men immediately jumped out of the vehicle and ran.
A video of the accident taken by security cameras at the store showed a woman who was standing at the bus stop react quickly, jumping around a nearby pole — a decision that may have saved her life as the car rammed against the other side of the pole.
The video shows debris flying across both streets, and it appears that the debris cut the woman’s hand.
The auto’s passengers fled immediately, one running into Lilac Alley and the other up Mission Street. Both headed north toward 25th Street.
It’s not clear if they were intoxicated, but there was alcohol in the vehicle. They appeared to be between 18 and 20 years old.
Both suspects were arrested. One appeared to have been injured in the accident and could not run as fast as his partner.
There were many witnesses, which helped police quickly identify the suspects.
Just twenty years old, Daniel Mondragon is a San Francisco based photographer known for capturing the less glamorous aspects of city life. He displays a knack for photographing gritty and eye-catching neighborhood scenes. Mondragon captures rugged city life in a soft and seductive way, making his photographs both meaningful and personal. The figures in his pictures range from close family members to complete strangers, but each portrait has a distinctly real and human aspect. Generally void of any explicit description, Mondragon’s photographs are left to explain themselves. In this way, they retain their trademark alluring mystery. When asked about the motivation behind his photography, Mondragon reflects this poetic simplicity seen in his works. He states “I just love photography because it allows me to express myself creatively, entirely. It helps me communicate political, social, and personal messages without saying a word.”
Largely self-taught, Daniel is current taking photography classes at San Francisco Community College. His photograph collection focuses largely on his home Mission district neighborhood, though has taken photographs throughout California. Still Living is an exhibition of his San Francisco work.
I wonder if this is the same vehicle that ran into Guerrero Park, crushed several planters and scattered plants, gravel and park bits?
The guerrero/san jose parklet was hit on Tues night just after 6. Middle age guy in a dodge intrepid — saw him loop around back south on san jose. Luckily no one seemed to be hurt, but his dodge is not long for this world