BY THE VILLAGE SUN | A young cyclist was injured in a collision with a car in the Madison Park area, police said.
According to police, on Sat., Dec. 30, at 10:05 a.m., a cyclist, 23, was traveling southbound on Park Avenue South at 27th Street while a car was going northbound on the other side of the avenue. The car then turned left onto 27th Street, heading west, and collided with the cyclist.
The biker was removed by medics to Bellevue Hospital with serious injuries but in stable condition and “not likely” to die, according to a police supervisor on the scene afterward.
The driver remained at the scene.
During the collision investigation, police closed off the south side of Park Avenue South between 26th and 28th Streets and also 27th Street between Park Avenue South and Madison Avenue until noon.
A police spokesperson said the investigation into the collision is ongoing and that it wasn’t immediately clear, based on the information he had right at hand, who had the right of way.