San Rafael, CA — A motorcyclist was killed after laying down his bike and being run over by a large bus on Highway 101/Redwood Highway in San Rafael on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Police said that Thomas Jenkins, 65, was identified as the motorcyclist who was killed. Jenkins was a local resident of San Rafael.
According to the reports, Jenkins was riding his motorcycle north along Highway 101 near the San Pedro Road exit when he lost control for unknown reasons and fell off, landing in the roadway. He was then struck by a Whistlestop Bus that was traveling behind him and died at the scene.
The accident is still being investigated and police said that the bus driver was not being charged. It happened at about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening.
Scene of the Accident