Archive for bicycle accident

Bicyclist Killed By Truck In Upper West Side

Jin Yin Jiang, 59, a deliveryman, was on his bicycle without his helmet when he was struck by a truck, officials said. The accident happened on Broadway near West 88th Street on the Upper West Side.   According to police and witnesses, the cyclist tried to swerve around…

Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Colliding With Bus

A bicyclist is seriously injured after he veered into the path of a city bus while trying to avoid an open car door in Brooklyn, officials said.   The accident happened at Broadway and Marcy Avenue in Williamsburg around 3:20 p.m. A driver in a parked car opened…

Boy Critically Injured In Bicycle Accident

A 12-year-old boy was critically injured after he got struck by a car while riding his bicycle in Borough Park, officials said. The incident happened at Dahill Road and Cortelyou Road.   The boy was taken to Maimonides Medical Center where he was in critical condition.   The…

Car Strikes, Injures Cyclist In Park Slope

A 20-year-old cyclist was critically injured after a Honda Civic struck the victim at Sixth Avenue and Ninth Street in Park Slope, officials said. The cyclist drove into oncoming traffic when the crash happened, police said.   The cyclist was taken to New York Methodist hospital where he…

Bicyclist Fatally Struck By Car In Queens

Michael Schenkman, 78, of Flushing, was fatally struck by a car in Bayside, Queens early Wednesday, officials said.   Schenkman was riding his bike along Northern Boulevard near 223rd Street when a black Chevrolet Impala struck him near 223rd Street, officials said.   Schenkman suffered severe head and…

Driver Charged In Brooklyn Crash That Killed Cyclist

Thomas Groarke, 24, was arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated for the car crash death of bicyclist Sean Ryan, 17, on Sunday in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, officials said.   According to reports, Groarke drove his Honda Accord across the painted median and struck Ryan…

Cyclist Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Williamsburg

Matthew Von Ohlen, 35, was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver as he was riding his bicycle in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, officials said. He was on a bike lane at Grand Street near Manhattan Avenue when a black Chevy Camaro with tinted windows struck him, officials said.   A…

Driver Kills 1 Bicyclist, Injures Another In Hicksville

A driver struck two bicyclists, killing one and injuring the other, before slamming into a home in Hicksville, officials said. The accident happened at 83 New South Road.   The bicyclists, a woman and her father, were riding down the road when they were struck by the Ford…

Three People Killed In Separate Car Accidents Across The City [Update]

Saber Mohamed, 20, was killed by a speeding car in East New York, Brooklyn, according to reports. Mohamed was a passenger in his friend’s Toyota Sienna when a speeding Ford Explorer blew past several stop signs and slammed into the Toyota.   Mohamed was rushed to Brookdale University…

Truck Fatally Strikes Bicyclist In Brooklyn

Leah Sylvain, 27, was fatally struck by a fuel truck while she was riding her bike to work on Tuesday morning in Brooklyn, officials said. According to police, Sylvain was in the bike lane going in the same direction of the truck on Evergreen Avenue when the truck…

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