5 injured, 1 with life-threatening injuries, when San Francisco cable car stops suddenly

Published February 06, 2013

| Associated Press

Authorities say five people were injured when a San Francisco cable car came to a sudden stop in the city's Nob Hill neighborhood.

The mishap occurred Wednesday morning. San Francisco Fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge says one of the injuries — an elderly man who fell and hit his head — was considered life-threatening.

Four others were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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