News Pedestrian struck by cyclist in midtown during rush hour, NYPD says The cyclist said the light was yellow when the collision occurred. A pedestrian was hit by a cyclist in midtown on Tuesday, police said. Photo Credit: NYPD By Lauren Cook and Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com @L_Cook865 Updated April 16, 2019 7:13 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A cyclist hit a pedestrian while traveling through a busy midtown intersection Tuesday, police said. The crash happened near the corner of 33rd Street and Seventh Avenue, right by Penn Station, around 5:30 p.m. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital. The cyclist, who identified himself as Jose Marroquin, 22, said the man was bleeding when he was put in an ambulance, but the severity of his injuries wasn't immediately clear. “He was looking on the side and I was coming really fast and he didn’t see me," Marroquin said, adding that the light was yellow when the collision occurred. He said police gave him a ticket, but he did not disclose what it was for. By Lauren Cook and Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com @L_Cook865 Lauren joined amNY.com as a news editor in 2016. Previously, she worked as a web producer at CBS New York and News 12. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.