1 Injured in San Francisco Bicycle Crash near 42nd Avenue and Rivera Street
San Francisco, California (February 3, 2020) - A bicycle rider was hospitalized with major injuries following a crash with a vehicle in San Francisco's Outer Sunset neighborhood on Saturday morning.
According to a local news source, the incident was reported at around 10:34 a.m. February 1, near the intersection of 42nd Avenue and Rivera Street.
A man was reportedly riding a bike when a vehicle struck him for unknown reasons.
The victim, a 66-year-old man, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the vehicle reportedly remained at the scene.
No further details were released.
The crash is under investigation.
“Far too many bicycle collisions are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.