Supes OK $575K accident settlement

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $575,000 lawsuit settlement Tuesday resulting from a city worker hitting a bicyclist two years ago.

The bicyclist was struck by a vehicle driven Department of Elections worker when taking a left turn. The accident occurred on Nov. 4, 2008, at the intersection of Grove and Gough streets. The roads were dry and the weather was ā€œclear, sunny and dry,ā€ according to a report from the responding officer. The report says Kriete was knocked off his bicycle and landed on his right shoulder.

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