On Monday, September 21, 2020, at approximately 2117 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision, involving a motorcycle on Hunts Point Avenue near Bryant Avenue, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed an 18-year-old female motorcyclist and her 20-year-old female passenger lying on the roadway with trauma about the body.
EMS responded to the location and transported both aided females to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where the motorcycle operator was pronounced deceased and the passenger remains in critical condition.
Further investigation by the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined that vehicle #1, a red street-bike/motorcycle, operated by the 18-year-old female, was traveling east bound on Hunts Point Avenue, just east of Bryant Avenue, when it struck the rear of vehicle #2, a parked and unoccupied blue 2003 Sterling flatbed tow truck, which was double parked at the location.
As a result of the collision, both female occupants of the motorcycle were ejected from the vehicle and came to a rest on the roadway, upon striking their heads.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10474
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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