Bicyclist crashes into Santa Maria city bus, suffers major injuries

A helicopter airlifted a female bicyclist to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital after she collided with a Santa Maria city bus Monday evening.

Shortly before 6 p.m., the woman was riding near the corner of Caballero Lane and McCoy Lane in Santa Maria when she crashed into the bus. The crash left the bicyclist with major injuries, according to the Santa Maria Police Department.

It is unclear how the bus and bicyclist collided. Santa Maria police are investigating the collision.

Authorities have not identified the bicyclist. Her current condition is unknown.