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$9M Settlement Approved for Cyclist Injured from Bad Road Repair in San Francisco

Helmet and a bike lying on a road in the crosswalk.

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $9 million settlement for a cyclist seriously injured when he hit a bump left after a road repair. The I-Team’s Dan Noyes reports the city also faces a lawsuit brought by several others injured on that same bump. It’s an ordeal that could have been avoided.

The Outside Lands music festival in Golden Gate Park had just wrapped up on a Sunday night in August 2022, when a project manager for robotaxi firm Cruise, Mason Masuda, headed home on a bike. He got to this section of Clay – designated a Slow Street for cyclists and pedestrians, but hit this unmarked bump left by a road crew and crashed, his head hitting the pavement. His lawsuit says Masuda suffered “life-altering permanent injuries.”

And on Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a $9 million settlement.

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