On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at approximately 1947 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision, involving a bicyclist on the Grand Concourse at the intersection of E. 180 Street, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 37-year-old male bicyclist lying on the roadway with trauma about the head.
EMS responded to the location and transported the aided male to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, and pronounced deceased later that evening.
Further investigation by the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined that an unknown vehicle with unknown operator was traveling north on the Grand Concourse in the outer roadway as the bicyclist was traveling east on E. 180 Street, crossing the outer roadway of the Grand Concourse from west to east in the north crosswalk.
As the vehicle entered the intersection of E. 180 Street, it struck the bicyclist with the front end of the vehicle.
The vehicle then fled the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
2543 Grand Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
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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