Williamsburg, NY (March 2, 2019) – In Brooklyn, police say that a fatal bicycle crash took place involving a silver tanker truck that then fled the scene without rendering aid on Thursday night.
Police spoke with many locals, who claim that it gets very dark in the area where the accident took place on Broadway, around Marcy Avenue and Rodney Street. They also said that there is a problem with speeding vehicles in the area.
Multiple friends say that the bicyclist was a bike messenger. Surveillance video was obtained in the area showing the accident, which captured the truck seconds before it struck her and kept driving.
The cyclist tragically lost her life at the scene of the accident. Transportation Alternatives in the area said that she was the fifth cyclist killed in that area since the beginning of 2019.
Police are still searching for the driver and continue their investigation into the accident.
Bicycle accidents can be a chaotic and devastating thing to experience, which is why we would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken in this horrific accident. Bicyclists in New York should always be afforded the same protections as those who share the roadways. If you have lost a loved one in one of these accidents, we believe that you should always have an experienced attorney on your side.
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