Bicycle Rider Hospitalized after Collision with Vehicle at 6th and Market Streets
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 16, 2018) – A bicyclist was hospitalized Thursday afternoon, following an accident on 6th Street.
As per reports, the incident took place at about 2:09 PM in the area of 6th Street and Market Street. A bicycle was struck by a vehicle, but the events that led to the collision were not immediately released.
The victim was found conscious and was able to communicate with responding paramedics. After sustaining minor non-life-threatening injuries, the bicyclist was transported to the hospital for treatment and medical evaluation. Their identity, city of residence, and current condition were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, authorities did not mention whether or not the driver of the vehicle involved stopped at the scene of the collision.
Investigators continue to gather information and evidence to determine the cause of the accident and to identify possible contributing factors. Additional details about this incident were not provided to the public at this time.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
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