Archive for bike accident

Bicyclist Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Accident In Queens

Gelasio Reyes, 32, of Queens, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run car while he was riding his bicycle in Sunnyside, Queens, officials said.   Christian Guiracocha, 25, was identified as the driver of the red Ford Focus that allegedly struck Reyes on 43rd Avenue and 39th Street….

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…

Cyclist Critically Injured After Dump Truck Accident In Brooklyn

A 35-year-old male cyclist was critically injured after he was struck by a dump truck driver in downtown Brooklyn, officials said. The accident happened at Jay and Tillary streets around 7 a.m. on Tuesday.   The victim was taken to Methodist Hospital with head and leg trauma. He…

Mayor’s Report Finds 25% Rise In Cyclist Deaths Last Year

According to the Mayor’s 2016 Management Report, cyclist deaths have risen by 25 percent in a twelve month period ending from July 2015 to June 2016.   Twenty cyclists were killed from traffic crashes compared to 16 deaths in the same period in 2015. However, overall traffic fatalities…

Cyclist Injured By Hit-And-Run Driver

A cyclist was riding along Fulton Street and Tompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, when an SUV struck him, officials said.   The victim, a 43-year-old Brooklyn man, was found unconscious and unresponsive by emergency responders at the scene. He was transported to Kings County Hospital with severe head…

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…

Cyclist Critically Injured After Two Car Collisions

A bicyclist was critically injured after he crashed into an open door, launched off his bike onto the street and was struck by another car in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, officials said.   The 33-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was riding along Graham Avenue near Scholes Street…

Cyclist Seriously Injured After Near Pedestrian Collision In Central Park

A 67-year-old male cyclist was seriously injured when he swerved to avoid striking a pedestrian in Central Park, officials said. The cyclist, whose name was not released, was riding his bike northbound along East Drive near 102nd Street when the pedestrian stepped into a crosswalk.   He slammed…

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…

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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