Midwood, Brooklyn, NY (October 30, 2019) – On Wednesday morning, October 30th, police responded to an auto-bicycle collision that left a 70-year-old man critically injured. The accident took place at the intersection of Ocean Parkway and Avenue P in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn.
According to responders, the victim, a man in his 70s, was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle at approximately 10:15 a.m. Medics rendered aid to the injured cyclist at the scene and then transported him to a local hospital. He is currently listed in critical condition.
The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the accident site to assist authorities. An investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
According to the Department of Transportation, a total of 24 people were killed after being involved in New York bicycle accidents during 2017. Although the number of victims fluctuates each year, bicycle collisions with motor vehicles are frequently fatal. At such a time, it is important for victims and their loved ones to be aware of their rights as they attempt to move forward.
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