Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian On Van Ness

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a motorcyclist in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Saturday morning, police said today.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was heading south on Van Ness Avenue at Myrtle Street around 2 a.m. Saturday he struck a 44-year-old man in the middle of the street, police said.

The pedestrian was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, including a broken leg and severe head trauma, police said.

The motorcyclist, who was on a 2008 Aprilia, was not cited or arrested in the incident, police said.

Sasha Lekach, Bay City News

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