One dead in collision on The Embarcadero

Courtesy of San Francisco Fire

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — One person was killed in a two-vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon on The Embarcadero in San Francisco.

Police Officer Albie Esparza said on Twitter at 2:43 p.m. that the collision resulted in a fatality.

Janet Gelow, 56-year-old Napa resident, died in the crash, according to the coroner’s office.

The collision was first reported at 12:09 p.m. on The Embarcadero at Bryant Street, San Francisco Fire Department spokesman Jonathan Baxter said.

An initial report said three people were injured, with two in critical condition and one in stable condition.

The northbound lanes of The Embarcadero remain closed Wednesday afternoon. Bryant Street traffic on the area is being diverted to southbound The Embarcadero, Esparza said.

San Francisco Municipal Railway service on the N-Judah, T-Third and E-Embarcadero lines could be affected, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

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