Amelie Le Moullac. Photo copyright Voce Communications.

Amelie Le Moullac was a 24-year-old resident who was killed while riding her bicycle by a truck driver making an unsafe and illegal right hand turn into the bike lane.  The driver of the truck was not charged, and wasn't even issued a ticket.  Her death, and the SFPD's subsequent follow-up, has been a lightening rod for bicycle safety concerns in the city.


Folsom and Sixth, roughly where Amelie was killed.Around 7:07am on Wednesday, August 14th 2013 Amelie was riding her bike eastbound on Folsom before Sixth Street.  A right-turning truck, driven by Gilberto Alcantar, illegally and unsafely entered the bike lane to make a right-hand turn and struck and killed Amelie.

Until the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition uncovered video evidence of the truck making the unsafe turn, the SFPD blamed Amelie for the accident.

On May 13, 2014 the San Francisco District Attorney announced they would not be pressing charges, as "Unfortunately, with the evidence presented, we are unable to prove this case beyond a reasonable doubt," said Alex Bastian, a spokesman for San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón.

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