Biker struck by SUV on Marcy Avenue

Authorities say a bike rider from Brooklyn was hospitalized after an SUV drove onto the curb and slammed into him today.Police say the cyclist was

BED-STUY - Authorities say a bike rider from Brooklyn was hospitalized after an SUV drove onto the curb and slammed into him today.

Police say the cyclist was hit near Marcy and Willoughby avenues. Witnesses said they saw the SUV run a red light, jump the curb and hit the cyclist, throwing him into the subway grate.

The driver did not leave the scene and was not arrested, according to police. The bike rider sustained minor injuries to his head and other parts of his body.

Residents say that drivers treat the area like a race track and want more police presence to crack down on speeders.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The former rookie officer was convicted for shooting 1 Group gathers to commemorate Liang trial
Staking out his ground ahead of a fiscal 2 Obama to GOP: Halt automatic spending cuts
Nassau Police say they arrested a 23-year-old man 3 Police: Uber driver beaten unconscious by passenger
An upstate lawmaker wants to designate baseball as 4 Word on the Street: The official sport of NY
Jerimiah Rivera was initially taken to Brookdale Hospital 5 NYPD: Pit bulls attack young boy in East New York

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE