$600,000.00 VERDICT Bicycle Accident. Tucker v. Mejia, San Francisco County Superior Court. This case involved a hit and run collision between plaintiff, who was traveling on Eddy Street on a fixed gear bicycle, and defendant, an independent contractor operating a Lorrie’s shuttle van. Plaintiff Tucker was riding his bicycle when the defendant began making a lane change into Mr. Tucker’s lane of travel. The van sideswiped Mr. Tucker causing Mr. Tucker to be ejected from his bicycle onto his face. As a result, Mr. Tucker sustained serious facial injuries, including two jaw fractures and two facial fractures all of which required immediate surgery.