Brooklyn

Pedestrian, dirt biker killed in separate NYC crashes

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a hit-and-run BMW driver and a dirt bike rider was killed in a collision with a sedan in separate Brooklyn accidents in a single day, cops mentioned Thursday.

The 54-year-old male pedestrian was attempting to cross Rockaway Parkway from east to west at Lenox Road in Brownsville minutes earlier than 11 p.m. Wednesday when a white BMW heading south on Rockaway Parkway struck him, authorities mentioned.

The motorist drove off, cops mentioned. It’s unclear if the motive force was conscious they’d struck an individual.

The man, whose title has not been launched pending household notification, was discovered mendacity in the roadway with extreme trauma. 

He was taken to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, the place he was pronounced lifeless. 

Then at 1:10 a.m. Thursday, an unidentified man was using a dirt bike north on Schenck Avenue when he entered the intersection and was struck by a 27-year-old man in a 2017 Infiniti sedan heading east on Linden Boulevard in New Lots, cops mentioned. 

A man stands near a damaged car while on the phone.
The Infiniti driver remained on the scene and refused medical consideration.
Seth Gottfried

The biker was discovered unconscious and unresponsive in the roadway with extreme physique trauma, authorities mentioned. 

He was additionally taken to Brookdale and pronounced lifeless. 

The Infiniti driver remained on the scene and refused medical consideration. 

No arrests have been made in both crash, and cops mentioned the investigations are ongoing. 

Members of the New York Police Department investigate a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian near Rockaway Parkway
A pedestrian was fatally struck whereas crossing Rockaway Parkway by a BMW driver who fled the scene.
James Keivom

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