Man fights for life after Portola beating

A man suffered a fractured skull and other serious injuries when he was brutally beaten at a bus stop in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood early Friday┬ámorning, police said.

A suspect approached the man at the bus stop at San Bruno Avenue and Bacon Street at about 12:43 a.m. and started beating him with a stick for no apparent reason, police said.

The victim passed out. When he woke up he walked to the police Bayview Station a few blocks away and was taken to a hospital.

His injuries include a fractured skull, brain bleed, a punctured lung and fractured ribs and he remains hospitalized in life-threatening condition, police said.