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Cyclist Fatally Struck By Box Truck In Manhattan

Kelly Hurley, 31, of the Lower East Side, has died from the injuries she sustained after falling off her bicycle and being struck by a box truck on First Avenue and East Ninth Street, police said.   The driver of the box truck, whose name has not been…

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…

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…

Cyclist Critically Injured After Hit-And-Run Crash

A cyclist in his 30s was critically injured after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Midtown, officials said. The victim was riding along Eighth Avenue when a large truck collided into him on West 40th Street.   The victim, whose identity was not released, was taken…

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 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…

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…

Garbage Truck Critically Injures Cyclist In Brooklyn

A bicyclist was critically injured after a garbage truck struck him in Brooklyn, police said. The cyclist, a man in his 40s, was traveling south on Albany Avenue near Lefferts Avenue in Crown Heights when the commercial green garbage truck struck him.   The victim was rushed to…

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