DA charges Mustang driver after pedestrian, 14-year-old girl struck

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco’s District Attorney on Thursday charged a 54-year-old man with two counts of reckless driving after a pedestrian in the Tenderloin and a 14-year-old girl were struck by his Mustang.

Brooke Jenkins charged Rodney Jefferson after her office said he was allegedly doing donuts on Tuesday when he struck his first victim in the Tenderloin. 

He then allegedly sped down the street and struck a teenage girl on her way to Francisco Middle School, prosecutors said. 

Shortly after, Jefferson crashed into a parked car near The Embarcadero while trying to squeeze between vehicles, which disabled his Mustang, prosecutors said. He was then taken into custody.

The victims were both transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Jenkins also charged Jefferson with  leaving the scene of an accident, evading police officers and driving on a suspended license. 

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.