SAN FRANCISCO—A cyclist sustained serious injuries following a collision with a car in the Mission District on Monday, March 2.
The accident was first reported at 12:30 p.m. near the corner of Folsom and 14th Streets. San Francisco Sheriff’s Department deputies were the first to respond to the scene of the crash.
Upon arrival, the deputies found a female bystander administering chest compressions to the injured cyclist. The officers proceeded to take over for the woman, giving CPR to the man until paramedics responded to the scene.
The unidentified man was then rushed to San Francisco General Hospitsl with injuries that have been termed “life-threatening.”
The driver behind the wheel of the car that struck the man was driving eastbound on 14th Street when they collided with the cyclist, who was traveling north on Folsom Street.
The driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with law enforcement. As of now, it has not been determined who exactly was at fault in the crash.
Alcohol and drug abuse have been ruled-out as contributing factors to the crash.