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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Cyclist Suffers Head Trauma After Being Hit by Postal Truck

Posted By on Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 2:05 PM

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(Update 2 p.m.): Officer Albie Esparza informs us that the victim was treated at San Francisco General Hospital and is doing just fine. The woman was not wearing a helmet when the truck driver rolled through a stop sign and hit her.

(Original story 9:10 a.m.) A 39-year-old woman is in critical condition this morning after she was hit by a postal truck while pedaling through the Richmond District yesterday afternoon.

Police say the woman was riding her bike down Clement Street at about 3:48 p.m. when she was hit by the trucker, who was driving northbound on 18th Avenue.

The woman -- who has not been identified -- was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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