Muni bus fatally hits bicyclist in downtown San Francisco

By Steve Rubenstein : sfgate – excerpt

One bicyclist was killed and another seriously injured in two separate accidents that occurred within a half-hour in downtown San Francisco on Sunday afternoon.

A bicyclist on a silver mountain bike was caught between two Muni buses and was then fatally struck and wedged beneath a westbound articulated Muni bus on Market Street west of Battery Street, police said. That accident occurred around 3:30 p.m…

Shortly after 4 p.m., a cyclist was involved in an accident with a horse trailer being pulled by a truck at Embarcadero and Chestnut Street, police said. The unidentified cyclist, a 46-year-old woman, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. Details of that accident and the extent of her injuries were not immediately known… (more)