SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — San Francisco Police were investigating whether a cyclist who plowed through a crosswalk, killing a 71-year-old man was racing against the clock at the time.
Meanwhile, a law enforcement source who has seen the footage of the crash captured by a surveillance camera at Castro and Market told KCBS the video contradicts alleged claims by the cyclist that the crosswalk was crowded at the time.
The video shows 71-year-old Sutchi Hui and his wife stepping into the intersection as cyclist Chris Bucchere rides in the from the north side, police said.
Police believe Bucchere may have written a statement that appeared on a bicycling blog saying the crosswalk was filled with people coming from both directions. However, the source said the video shows only three or four people in the crosswalk when the collision occurred.
The source said the bicyclist was going fast and appeared to be hunched down. That source also said that it does not look as if the cyclist triedRead More »from Cyclist In Deadly SF Pedestrian Crash May Have Been Racing; Contradictory video