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Elderly Man Fatally Struck in Deadly Collision near Folsom Street in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 15, 2021) – Saturday afternoon, 78-year-old Antonio Durano of San Francisco, was killed in a hit-and-run crash near 3rd Street.

According to CHP, a vehicle struck Durano near Folsom Street around 1:10 P.M.  Following the impact, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene but later returned.

Meanwhile, an off-duty police officer who witnessed the collision was able to render aid to Durano. Paramedics arrived shortly after and transported him to a local hospital where he eventually succumbed to his injuries.

The driver was later identified by police as 19-year-old Othman Alghazali. Per reports, he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run.

In addition, the surrounding area near 3rd and Folsom Street was closed for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, no further details have been released. Although, an active investigation is still underway. Once available, more information will be provided.


The Sweet James team would like to send their heartfelt sympathies to the loved ones of Antonio Durano who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call them today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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LA Weekly