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Female Cyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run With Delivery Truck

June 24, 2019 - 1:02 pm

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A bicycle messenger was left dead after being struck by a delivery truck in Manhattan Monday morning.

The incident happened just after 9:30 a.m. on Sixth Avenue, near West 24th Street in the Flatiron District.

Police say the 20-year-old cyclist and delivery truck were both traveling north on Sixth Avenue when they collided.

The vehicle took off but the 54-year-old driver later returned to the scene and was issued five summonses.

The cyclist, whose identity has not been released, suffered severe head trauma. She was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.