1 dead, 4 injured in 2 separate motorcycle accidents in Brooklyn

One person is dead and four others injured after two separate motorcycle accidents in Brooklyn. The accidents happened in Canarsie and Bensonhurst.

Three people were hurt after a car and

Three people were hurt after a car and motorcycle collided in Bensonhurst. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - One person is dead and four others injured after two separate motorcycle accidents in Brooklyn.

Police say a motorcyclist was struck by an MTA bus on Ralph Avenue in Canarsie Wednesday morning. The bus driver hit the motorcycle as she was making a left turn onto Glenwood Road. The 26-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at Brookdale Hospital. A 75-year-old woman on the bus was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Three people were hurt after a car and motorcycle collided at around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday at 15th Avenue and 81st Street in Bensonhurst. First responders say two people were taken in critical and serious condition to Lutheran Medical Center. A third person was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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