Bicyclist Injured in Golden Gate Park Collision

A bicyclist was injured in a collision with a vehicle in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Saturday night, police said today.

The bicyclist was riding west on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive shortly before 10:30 p.m. when the collision occurred, according to police.

The bicyclist entered the intersection at Crossover Drive and was struck by a driver in a black Mercedes C300 who was turning left from the eastbound lane of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

The bicyclist suffered a fractured back but is expected to survive his injuries. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, according to police.

The Mercedes driver remained at the scene following the collision.

Sara Gaiser, Bay City News

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  • Golden Gate was built specifically for cars. No one in their right mind should ever bike in that place.

  • Darksoul SF

    DId the bike person fail to follow the rules causing a accident?

    • farazs

      Who cares? The million-dollar question is whether the bike person was wearing a helmet!

      • Darksoul SF

        The “Yield Stop SIgn Bike Law passes” will pass?