Amelie Le Moullac
Woman’s Family Awarded $4 Million In San Francisco Trial For Negligent Big Rig Driver That Killed Cyclist
The family of a 24-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a truck while riding her bicycle in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood in 2013 was awarded $4 million by a San Francisco Superior Court jury last week.
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition responded Tuesday to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office decision to not file charges in the death last August of a 24-year-old bike commuter in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood.
San Francisco city leaders and police officials pledged during a joint hearing at City Hall Thursday night to strengthen enforcement of traffic violations and work to prevent fatal collisions as more and more cars, bicycles and pedestrians make their way around the city.
San Francisco’s police chief said Thursday that a big-rig driver has been found at fault in a collision that killed a bicyclist in the city’s South of Market neighborhood earlier this month.