SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A man riding his bike in San Francisco’s Mission District died Thursday after colliding with a garbage truck.
The accident was reported at 6:45 a.m. at 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue. Police said both were headed east on 16th street when they collided. The cyclist was dragged an entire block and his body was badly mangled. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said the driver of the garbage truck was cooperating with investigators.
“This neighborhood is known for things happening but this is the first time I’d seen anything like this,” said witness Manuel Cebales.