Gov. Brown offers condolences after worker killed in Bay Bridge crash

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — California Governor Jerry Brown is offering condolences to the family and friends of a Bay Bridge toll taker killed in a crash Saturday morning.

46-year-old Si Si Han was working in her toll booth when a box truck crashed directly into her station around 5:00 a.m.

Han was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

According to a statement from Gov. Brown, Han has been a Caltrans employee for over a decade.

She is survived by her husband and 10-year-old daughter.

The Service Employees International Union, which Han was a member, reacted to her death on Twitter.

Gov. Brown says flags at the State Capital Building  in Sacramento will fly at half-staff in in her honor.

Here is the Governor’s full statement:

“Anne and I are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Caltrans Toll Collector Si Si Han, who died today while serving the traveling public. On behalf of all Californians, we extend our condolences to her family, co-workers and friends.”

Si Si Han, 46, died today while collecting tolls at the Bay Bridge, when a box truck collided with several other vehicles and her toll booth. 

Han served as a Caltrans employee for more than a decade. She is survived by her husband, Ryan, and their 10-year-old daughter, Ashly.   

In honor of Han, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s