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.
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 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.
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.
42yr old fugitive Joshua Stuart, who lives in Kerhonkson, NY, is seen here sporting a white Tyvek suit as he is lead out of the 68th Precinct in Brooklyn on Tuesday. Stuart began his run from the law after he fired shots at Police Officers last Friday in upstate Ellenville, New York.
Reports indicate that he fled Ellenville using a stolen vehicle and headed straight to the Borough of Brooklyn. On the morning of Monday October 1, he allegedly robbed a bodega at gun point on 3rd Avenue near 83rd Street in Brooklyn. He was spotted and nabbed by Officers later Monday evening.
Two New York State Troopers were on hand for the walkout and accompanied the transport. Stuart will face Federal charges as follows: Robbery, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.
42yr old fugitive Joshua Stuart is taken from the 68th Precinct in Brooklyn on Tuesday October 2, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)