SAN FRANCISCO—On October 23, a San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) bus collided with a bicyclist, leaving the rider injured, Muni officers introduced.
The incident occurred at round 12:00 pm, between Mission and Third streets in downtown San Francisco. The bus was reportedly a 14-Mission Fast, which was touring down Mission Avenue headed east when it struck a bike owner positioned on the proper facet of the bus.
The bike owner was injured and was rushed to a close-by hospital. An outline of the bike owner or his identification haven’t but been launched. The severity of the sufferer’s accidents or the state of their situation nonetheless stay unknowns.
The collision quickly precipitated bus routes to be delayed and re-routed, as SFMTA offered numerous updates through social media for native commuters.
In accordance with police, the incident seems to be an accident however will bear investigation.
This collision was the second involving a bike owner within the latest week. The day earlier than, on October 22, one other bicyclist suffered life-threatening accidents after he ran a purple gentle and was hit by a automobile within the Yerba Buena neighborhood, in accordance with the SFPD. That incident occurred at round 1:10 pm, and that bike owner was recognized as a 35-year-old man.
Collisions involving pedestrians and cyclists seem like on the rise all through the town of San Francisco, and police proceed to submit warnings urging the general public to make use of excessive warning, particularly when close to busy roads or intersections.