S.F. motorcycle officer recovering from rear-ender

A San Francisco police officer was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday after being struck from behind by a van in the South of Market neighborhood.

The motorcycle officer, who has not been identified, stopped at Seventh and Howard streets at about 10:51 a.m. as an ambulance passed through the intersection. The officer had a green light and the ambulance went through a red light with its sirens going, according to police spokesman Sgt. Wilfred Williams.

A van failed to stop in time for the officer and rammed into the back of his motorcycle. The driver of the van has not been charged with any crime at this time, Williams said.

 

Just Posted

City puts closure of long-term mental health beds on hold

In response to public outrage over a proposal to suspend 41 permanent… Continue reading

Here we go again – new dog rules in Golden Gate National Recreation Area

The GGNRA released a 2019 Superintendent’s Compendium that makes significant changes that appear to implement parts of the ill-fated Dog Management Plan.

Thousands take to San Francisco streets in Climate Strike

The protesters are calling for urgent action on climate change, including putting pressure on local elected leaders to support more drastic steps.

Power outage impacts Muni subway service

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said Friday morning that a power… Continue reading

SF Symphony debuts John Adams’ lively salute to MTT

Pianist Daniil Trifonov joins orchestra in enaging program

Most Read