Brooklyn Cyclist Critical After Struck By Truck

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 6:27PM

The critically injured cyclist at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

A 69yr old man riding his bicycle eastbound on 3rd Avenue in Brooklyn on Monday was rushed to New York University Lutheran Medical Center in critical condition after he was struck and run over by a truck.

FDNY, NYPD and EMS personnel work to extricate the cyclist at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The truck, bearing the name Manor Paving, was also traveling eastbound on 3rd Avenue when the driver proceeded to turn right onto 31st Street whereupon he struck the cyclist, who was wearing a safety helmet.

FDNY, NYPD and EMS personnel work to extricate the cyclist at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

FDNY, NYPD and EMS personnel rushed to the scene and worked feverishly to extricate the man, whose leg was entangled in the warped bicycle. A Tourniquet was applied to the mans’ right leg before he was loaded into a FDNY ambulance and taken expeditiously to the hospital.

NYPD Lieutenant Iskhakov speaks with the 44yr old driver at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The 44yr old driver of the truck remained at the scene and as of today, Friday, there is no indication that he faces any charges. There is also no update on the condition of the cyclist. A NYPD spokesperson stated that the Investigation is still ongoing.

FDNY, NYPD and EMS personnel work to extricate the cyclist at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
First Responders apply a Tourniquet to the mans’ right leg at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
First Responders apply a Tourniquet to the mans’ right leg at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Emergency personnel lift the cyclist onto a backboard at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 69yr old cyclist is rushed from the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 69yr old cyclist is rushed from the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 69yr old cyclist is rushed from the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 69yr old cyclist is rushed from the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The bicycle is wedged underneath the truck at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Bystanders take photos at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 44yr old driver (pictured here) remained at the scene in Brooklyn on Monday April 29, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Five Dead In East River Helicopter Crash – Pilot Survives

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted 03/12/18- 12:09AM   Updated 2:27AM

The Helicopter is seen here upside down in the East River in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Five people were killed after the helicopter they were in crashed into the East River just north of Roosevelt Island in Manhattan. Only the Pilot of the craft survived. FDNY and NYPD Divers worked feverishly to extricate the trapped victims from the upside down helicopter. Three people were brought to the East 34th Street Ferry Dock with CPR in progress before being rushed to Bellevue Hospital, where they were pronounced deceased. The bodies of two deceased victims, pronounced at the scene, were also brought to the East 34th Street Dock. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will be spearheading the Investigation into this tragic event.

An Investigator from the NTSB looks at the submerged helicopter on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The Helicopter is seen here upside down in the East River in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Rescuers perform CPR on one of the victims at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Rescuers perform CPR on one of the victims at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Rescue Divers at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Police Commissioner James O’Neill at center with FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro at left as they head to the Press Conference on East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The bodies of two deceased victims are being removed at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The bodies of two deceased victims are being removed at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The body of a deceased victim is being removed at East 34th Street  in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The body of a deceased victim is being removed at East 34th Street  in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Man Volunteers At Construction Site – Gets Buried Under Six Feet of Debris

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted at 6:56pm

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

A 33yr old man who volunteered to help remove debris at a construction site belonging to the Church of God of Prophecy at 463 Rutland Road in Brooklyn was seriously injured after the section he was standing on collapsed.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The man fell straight through to the basement level and was buried by approximately six feet of debris.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

It took more than one hundred firefighters, with some assistance from a Con Edison crew using a vacuum truck, just over one hour to free him from beneath the rubble.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The injured man was rushed to Kings County Hospital and was expected to survive his harrowing ordeal. It is unclear at this time whether proper permits were in place for work at the site, or whether any violations or Stop Work orders have been issued.

The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 33yr old man was rushed to Kings County Hospital after being rescued. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)