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

Three people were hurt after a car and motorcycle collided in Bensonhurst. (5/21/14)

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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