SF Lowell High School Assistant Principal Holly Giles Suffers Major Injuries after Hit by Loose Tire
PINOLE, CA (June 3, 2021) – Holly Giles sustained serious injuries after being struck by a flying tire on Memorial Day in Pinole.
According to San Francisco police, an SUV was traveling westbound on 80 Freeway near Appian Way when it somehow lost a tire. The tire flew over the center divider and struck a vehicle on the eastbound side, causing a crash.
The tire was propelled back and forth by collisions, striking and damaging three more vehicles traveling on the freeway. The third vehicle struck by the tire sustained significant damage to the front windshield and roof, according to police.
Giles, who was the driver of the third vehicle, suffered serious injuries. Paramedics took her to an East Bay hospital, where she remains in an intensive care unit.
The victim was the assistant principal of San Francisco’s Lowell High School. According to colleagues, she was planning to retire this month.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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