- Associated Press - Friday, November 13, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The latest on an open-air tour that crashed in San Francisco’s Union Square. (all times local):

5:10 p.m.

San Francisco fire chief now says 20 people were injured, 5 of them critically.


4:40 p.m.

Police say a careening tour bus that smashed into a bicyclist, several cars and a construction site in tourist-packed Union Square has left 19 people hurt - 5 of them with life-threatening injuries.

Officer Albie Esparza says one of those fighting for life is the biker.

Police says the double-decker bus with open-top seating careened through the streets at high speed Friday afternoon before smashing into metal scaffolding at a building construction site in the heart of the square. The scaffolding collapsed onto the sidewalk.

Esparza says there are 5 people with life-threatening injuries and 3 with non-life threatening injuries. Another 11 people are said to be in stable condition.


4:35 p.m.

Police say 19 people were hurt including five critically when an open-air tour bus crashed in San Francisco’s Union Square.

Officials say there may have been as many as 30 people aboard the bus.

KRON-TV producer Shannon Adams says she saw the double-decker bus careening down the street at high speed before it hit several cars and smashed into scaffolding at a construction site.

Fire officials say power lines are down in the area.

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