Upper East Side, NY – Cyclist Hit & Killed by MTA Bus at Fifth Ave & E 59th St

Upper East Side, NY – Cyclist Hit & Killed by MTA Bus at Fifth Ave & E 59th St

Upper East Side, NY (June 16, 2020) – An MTA bus fatally struck a woman on a bicycle in Manhattan on Tuesday morning, June 16th, according to authorities. The incident was reported at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 59th Street on the Upper East Side.

Police officials said that the bicyclist was struck by the right side of the bus at around 9:00 a.m. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and found the female bicyclist unresponsive and with severe head trauma. Authorities pronounced her deceased a short time later.

The bus remained at the scene but no further information was reported. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in New York

Upper East Side, NY – Cyclist Hit & Killed by MTA Bus at Fifth Ave & E 59th St

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