Investigators analyzed some vehicle parts and debris which were found at the scene and determined that it came from a 2012 Mercedes Benz. The police investigation eventually led to the home of a 32-year-old San Francisco attorney who lives less than three miles from the scene of the accident. Police discovered a black Mercedes Benz with significant front end damage in the garage. Spencer Freeman Smith was arrested for gross negligence and felony hit-and-run in connection with the accident.
This tragic accident exemplifies the dangers that cyclists face from negligent motorists. At Matiasic Roth & Johnson LLP we are committed to compassionately representing families who have lost loved ones due to tragic bicycle accidents.