Cyclist in Critical Condition After Being Run Over By Car In Crown Heights


A food deliveryman was rushed to the hospital in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after being run over by a car in Crown Heights.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Brooklyn Ave and President Street just after 5:00pm as the man was riding a delivery bike.

A witness reported that the deliveryman, described as a male Hispanic, had gotten sideswiped by a car falling under the rear tires of the vehicle.

Hatzalah and 911 were called, and the man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Police blocked off Brooklyn Ave from Union Street to President Street and President Street from Kingston Ave through Brooklyn Ave as they set up a perimeter for a crime scene.