San Francisco

Cyclist in critical condition after being struck by driver in SoMa

A man is in life-threatening condition after being struck by a driver while riding his bicycle in SoMa yesterday morning.

The incident occurred at Seventh and Berry streets, on the border of SoMa and the Design District, around 8:20 a.m. According to police, the victim, a 52-year-old man, was riding his bicycle when he was struck by a driver, a 50-year-old man.

The driver remained at the scene of the incident, and the cyclist was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

In a separate incident yesterday, a pedestrian was struck by a driver in the Upper Haight. Police say the victim, a 47-year-old man, walked into the street near Haight and Masonic around 9:20 p.m., where he was struck by a 37-year-old male driver. The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver also remained at the scene.

Both Seventh and Berry streets and Haight Street and Masonic Avenue are considered high-injury corridors under the city's Vision Zero plan to eliminate all traffic fatalities by 2024. 

Design District, SoMa
7th Street and Berry Street, San Francisco, California 94107, United States, San Francisco, California, 94107, United States, San Francisco, CA

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