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Deliveryman fighting for life after being struck while riding bike in Brooklyn

A bicycle delivery man was struck at President Street and Brooklyn Avenue in Crown Heights Tuesday night. (Photo by Todd Maisel)

A 30-year-old bike-riding deliveryman was struck and critically injured by a vehicle as he was making his rounds in Brooklyn during the Tuesday evening rush hour, police said.

The man, not identified, was struck at the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and President Street in Crown Heights at about 5 p.m. on Feb. 11.

Sources indicated that a blue Suzuki traveling south on Brooklyn Avenue, struck the bicyclist. It was not immediately known whether the driver or bicyclist had the right of way.

Paramedics brought the injured bicyclist to Kings County Hospital and was said to be “unresponsive.” Police now say they expect the bicycle delivery man to survive his injuries and is now stable as of 11 p.m.

Police set up a crime scene at the location and were awaiting further details on his condition. Officers from the 71st Precinct were also seeking witnesses in the crash.

No charges have been filed at this time and officials say they have found no criminality. Published reports say the woman driver is an off-duty police officers, but this could not be immediately confirmed.

A bicycle delivery man was struck at President Street and Brooklyn Avenue in Crown Heights Tuesday night. (Photo by Todd Maisel)
Cops take a good look at vehicle that struck bicyclist. (Photo by Todd Maisel)

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