Staten Island, NY (May 23, 2020) – Around 8:21 a.m. on May 22, a man was killed in a bicycle crash on Staten Island.
Police arrived at the scene, which took place at the intersection of Arlene Street and Signs Road. While there, they found 79-year-old Zudi Daci unconscious and unresponsive after being struck by a pickup truck while on his bicycle.
He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition but passed away while there.
Police have since charged the driver of the pickup truck, 43-year-old Faustino Garcia, with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and failure to use due care. The accident happened when he made a left turn into the bicyclist.
The investigation into the collision is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Just last year, over 200 lives were taken in bicycle accidents in New York, more than any other year before it. These accidents continue to increase when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them and some of our most vulnerable victims. Bicycle accidents are commonly catastrophic and very easily lead to fatal results. If you have lost somebody you love in a New York bicycle accident, it is crucial that you seek the help of a wrongful death attorney who can help you every step of the way.
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