FLATBUSH (VosIzNeias) — An elderly man is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on Wednesday.
The accident took place on Ocean Parkway and Avenue P. According to the NYPD, the 70-year-old man was riding his bike and was struck by the vehicle at approximately 10:15 AM.
Hatzolah transported the man to Maimonides Medical Center in critical condition. The patient suffered head trauma. According to reports, he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
The driver waited for the police to arrive, and was not arrested.
On a day when the City Council is voting to reimagine NYC streets… another VERY serious bicycle vs. car situation at Ocean Parkway and Avenue P in Brooklyn… still learning more but looks bad, driver MAY have been arrested pic.twitter.com/jhjNuElNNv
— Henry Rosoff (@HenryRosoff) October 30, 2019