Bicyclist critical after hitting bus

November 21, 2008 3:18:02 PM PST
A bicyclist remains in critical condition today after clipping the back of a bus on Upper Great Highway in San Francisco and falling to the pavement, according to police.

A man riding his bike eastbound on Noriega Street from Upper Great Highway to Lower Great Highway collided with San Francisco Municipal Railway bus No. 16-X traveling the same direction at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday, police Sgt. Lyn Tomioka said.

The biker, who was allegedly not wearing a helmet, received life-threatening injuries, Tomioka said.

The accident remains under investigation, police said.