Cyclist Dead After Hit and Run Collision

Well, this is a real downer.  Last night a cyclist was struck by a Mercedes at Turk and Masonic and died from injuries at the scene.  The driver fled but was later caught and arrested.

BIKE NOPA has all the details.

Please be careful out there, folks.

[Photo by darren_mirfield]

Fatal Crash in the Outer Mission This Morning

Yikes!  From SF Appeal:

San Francisco police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred early this morning in the city’s outer Mission District.

Just before 12:30 a.m., units responded to reports of a vehicle crash on Alemany Boulevard at Congdon Street, police said.

A preliminary report indicates that a hit-and-run crash involving at least two vehicles occurred and one occupant of one of the vehicles has been killed, police said.

Further details on the victim and possible suspects were not immediately available.

Drive safe!  And wear your bike helmets, people!