A long simmering debate about how San Francisco police deal with bicyclists involved in vehicle crashes has reached City Hall after complaints stemming from a fatal accident South of Market this summer.
A woman killed while riding her bicycle near Woodside on Wednesday afternoon has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner’s office as 50-year-old Joy Dianne Covey, the former chief financial officer for the popular e-commerce company Amazon.
Motorcycle patrols have been monitoring two problematic San Francisco intersections at peak hours as part of stepped up traffic enforcement after a deadly pedestrian-cyclist crash.
An elderly man was critically injured crossing the street near the intersection of Castro and Market after a bicyclist ran a red light, San Francisco police said.
A bicyclist who was injured last week when he crashed into a center median on a street in San Francisco’s Forest Hill neighborhood has died, according to the medical examiner’s office.