On April 4, 2023, at about 4 p.m., USA Cycling champion Ethan Boyes sustained fatal injuries when struck head-on by a car while riding in the bike lane at Arguello Blvd., south of Washington Blvd. in the San Francisco Presidio. A witness saw the car speeding just before striking the 44-year-old cyclist. This tragic event highlights the need for greater safety for cyclists, particularly in San Francisco where there have been 34 bike fatalities since 2010. The Presidio falls under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Park Police, which is investigating this incident.
Treating California’s Injured With Dignity And Respect