police-light-bar1.jpgA motorcyclist was critically injured in a head-on crash on San Francisco’s Castro Street on Friday evening, police said today.

The collision was reported around 7:55 p.m. Friday near Castro and Beaver streets.

The 27-year-old motorcyclist tried to pass another vehicle by riding into oncoming traffic, where he collided head-on with a vehicle traveling the opposite direction, according to police.

He was ejected from the motorcycle and suffered major head and chest injuries. He was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are considered life-threatening, police said.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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