A 60-year-old San Francisco man was recently convicted of vehicular manslaughter for causing a pedestrian's wrongful death in San Francisco's pedestrian district last year. The man is a former deputy director of the Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's transportation development division.
A 25-year-old San Francisco man was recently killed in a Potrero Hill neighborhood motorcycle accident. NBC San Francisco reports that the motorcyclist was fatally injured on Saturday when he collided with a van on Cesar Chavez Street near Evans Avenue.
In our last post we discussed a fatal accident involving a motorcyclist who was being chased by a car driven by his ex-girlfriend. Although the motorcyclist was able to escape injury in that crash, two Merced County residents did not survive their motorcycle accidents earlier this week.
A road rage incident appears to have turned into a fatal car accident on Saturday in Santa Rosa. Authorities say that Santa Rosa drivers were alarmed when they saw a female driver apparently trying to chase down a motorcyclist Saturday afternoon on Fulton and Hall Streets. Witnesses say that the woman was driving recklessly and sideswiped a Lexus while attempting to catch up with the motorcyclist.
A 32-year-old San Francisco man was seriously injured in a Highway 1 motorcycle accident just north of Bolinas last Sunday. Bolinas is an unincorporated town of approximately 1,600 residents, 30 miles north of San Francisco.
A San Francisco man was killed last Wednesday after a motorcycle accident in the Golden Gate Park. The Bay City News reports that accident happened on Park Presidio Boulevard shortly before 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Law enforcement offices throughout California spent this week patrolling for drunk drivers. The unusual middle-of-the-week July 4th Holiday meant that festivities, and drinking, were not contained to a single weekend. Authorities did not want to see an increase in drunk driving car accidents, so many law enforcement agencies stepped up their drunk driving saturation patrols for the entire week.
An East Oakland cyclist was killed in a serious hit-and-run accident last night according to KBCS News. The bicycle accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on International Boulevard near 81st Avenue.