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Motorcyclist dies following collision on the Henry Hudson Parkway in Manhattan

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A motorcyclist died of his injuries after a car crashed into his ride in Manhattan on Sunday night.

Authorities say that at 8:09 p.m. on April 5, police responded to a 911 call regarding a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on the Henry Hudson Parkway, in the vicinity of 139 Street. Upon their arrival, officers found a 36-year-old man at the scene unconscious and unresponsive.

An investigation found that the 36-year-old motorcyclist was riding his 2020 black BMW motorcycle was traveling southbound on the Henry Hudson Parkway with a 47-year-old female passenger when he was involved in a minor collision with a blue 2018 Toyota Siena minivan. The crash caused both the man and the woman to fall off the motorcycle and land on the ground.

The motorcycle driver was then hit by an oncoming black 2018 Toyota Highlander, operated by a 42-year-old man.

EMS rushed to the scene and declared the man, whose identity is being withheld pending family notification, dead at the scene. The female victim was taken to Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s Hospital in stable condition with minor injuries. The 42-year-old man was also taken to Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s Hospital.

The minivan driver, a 30-year-old man, and the eight passengers inside refused medical attention at the scene.

All vehicles remained at the scene following the crash. The investigation is ongoing.

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