Cyclist Gets Probation In Death Of San Francisco PedestrianA Marin County man who pleaded guilty to striking and killing a 71-year-old pedestrian with his bicycle in San Francisco last year was sentenced Thursday to probation and community service.
Phil Matier: Bicyclist's Unique Plea Deal In Deadly SF Castro CrashUnder a plea agreement, 37-year-old Chris Bucchere of Marin County will not serve any time in jail. Instead, he will be sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service when he goes before the judge in San Francisco Superior Court on Aug. 16.
Judge Rules Cyclist Can Be Charged With Felony For Fatal SF Castro CrashA San Francisco judge ruled Thursday that a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian in a Castro District crosswalk should stand trial for felony vehicular manslaughter rather than lesser charges sought by the defense.
Witnesses Describe Fatal Collision Between SF Cyclist And Elderly PedestrianA preliminary hearing was underway Wednesday at San Francisco’s Hall of Justice to determine if a cyclist who struck and killed a 71-year-old pedestrian in the Castro District will be charged with felony vehicular manslaughter.
San Francisco Cyclist Pleads Not Guilty In Pedestrian’s DeathA bicyclist accused of fatally striking a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro District in March pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a felony vehicular manslaughter charge.
Charges Filed Against SF Cyclist For Pedestrian Death In CastroA bicyclist has been charged with felony vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a pedestrian he struck in San Francisco's Castro District in March, District Attorney George Gascon announced Thursday.
San Francisco Cyclist Faces Manslaughter Charges In Elderly Man's DeathThe San Francisco District Attorney has issued an arrest warrant for the bicyclist accused of fatally striking an elderly pedestrian in the Castro District earlier this year.
Cyclist In Fatal San Francisco Pedestrian Crash May Face Felony ChargeThe bicyclist who fatally struck an elderly pedestrian in San Francisco will likely be charged with a felony in connection with an accident last month in the Castro District.
Problem Intersections In SF Castro, Mission Districts Monitored After Deadly Bike CrashMotorcycle 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.
SF Cyclists Say Deadly Crash Shouldn't Define City’s Bike CommunitySince San Francisco police redoubled their efforts to make sure bicyclists obey traffic laws after a recent deadly crash between a cyclist and a pedestrian, some bikers feel the entire cycling community is being blamed for the dangerous mistakes of a few.
Cyclist In Deadly SF Pedestrian Crash May Have Been RacingSan Francisco Police are still investigating whether a cyclist who plowed through a crowded crosswalk, killing a 71-year-old man was racing against the clock at the time. Authorities hope the tragedy will help raise awareness of the need for safety, since the city is California's most hazardous for bikers and pedestrians.
Potential Charges In Deadly SF Castro Crash Could Hinge On VideoCBS has learned that San Francisco police have obtained videotape of last month's deadly crash involving an elderly pedestrian and an allegedly speeding cyclist in the city's Castro District. The news comes as the District Attorney's Office decides whether to file charges.