Brooklyn, NY – Bicyclist Fatally Struck by Vehicle at 9th St & 2nd AveNY/NJ Legal News
Brooklyn, NY (January 10, 2023) – A bicyclist was fatally struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Gowanus, Brooklyn. At approximately 7:30 a.m., the incident was reported to area officials, who promptly responded to the scene.
Reports indicate the wreck happened at the intersection of 9th Street and 2nd Avenue. Sources state a person riding a bike was hit by a car. The driver remained on-site and cooperated with the police.
EMS responded, along with police and other responders. The bicyclist suffered fatal injuries when they were hit by the car, according to information provided by officials.
Police requested additional units in order to block the area off so they could investigate. Traffic was shut down at 3rd Avenue and 9th Street, as well as Smith Street and 9th Street. Multiple police units worked in the area for an extended period of time on the morning of January 10.
At this time, the identity of the deceased victim remains unknown. Authorities in Brooklyn are still investigating the circumstances of the incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
No further information has currently been reported.
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Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you identify any false information in the story or want the post removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents. We hope awareness of these dangers allows our community to take precautions and avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business. This information is not medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.