In Fourth Such Collision In Less Than 24 Hours, Cyclist Is Struck By Driver At Market And Hyde

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the area of Market and Hyde streets in San Francisco this morning, a fire official said.

The collision was reported at 10:13 a.m., the official said. The bicyclist has been transported to a hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

This is the fourth collision a driver has had with a non-driver in the last 24 hours in San Francisco.

At around 6:09 AM Tuesday, a driver struck a pedestrian walking in a crosswalk at Sacramento and Battery streets.

The pedestrian in that case was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening, police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said.

The driver stopped at the scene and was cited, Shyy said.

A cab driver struck a cyclist at around 8:45 Monday night at Fifth and Market streets.

The bicyclist was transported to San Francisco General Hospital, and taxi driver remained at the scene following the collision.

A driver also struck a 5-year-old boy and his babysitter as they were crossing the street in a crosswalk at 37th Avenue and Fulton Street at about 5:15 PM Monday.

The boy suffered a contusion to his head, and the baby sitter suffered a leg injury, according to Shyy. Both were transported to San Francisco General Hospital and are expected to survive.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene, and was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, Shyy said.

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