Motorcyclist, bicyclist seriously injured in separate accidents


SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist and a bicyclist were injured in separate accidents Monday night. 

The first accident was reported just after 9 p.m. in the 2600 block of Roosevelt Avenue.

Police said a bicyclist was rear-ended by a driver who switched lanes.  

The bicyclist broke both arms and suffered head injuries, but was wearing a helmet. 

He was transported to University Hospital for treatment. The driver stopped to render assistance. 

A second accident was reported just after 11 p.m. in the 100 block of Esmeralda Drive near Memorial High School.

Police said a motorcyclist crashed into a car after the driver made a U-turn in front of the motorcyclist.

The impact caused the motorcyclist to be ejected from the bike. He was critically injured and transported to University Hospital for treatment. 

Police said the driver in this incident did not stop to render aid and fled after the crash.

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