On Saturday, April 24, 2021, at approximately 0343 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Clarendon Road, within the confines of the 67th Precinct in Brooklyn.
Upon arrival, officers observed an unidentified adult male E-Bike operator, lying on the roadway, with trauma to the head.
EMS responded to the location and transported the aided male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Kings County, where the 25-year-old victim was pronounced deceased.
Further investigation by the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined that vehicle #1, a 2001 Nissan Sentra, operated by a 21-year-old male, was traveling north bound on Rogers Avenue, at the intersection of Clarendon Road, when vehicle #2, an E-Bike, operated by the unidentified male, was traveling east bound on Clarendon Road, at the intersection of Rogers Avenue, and entered the intersection, disobeying the traffic signal at the location.
As a result, vehicle #1 struck vehicle #2, causing the operator of vehicle #2 to fall to the ground, coming to a rest thereat.
The operator of vehicle #1 remained at the scene and was not injured.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 22-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed collision investigation.
Brooklyn, NY 11225
- speed violation;
- reckless driving;
- traffic device violation – disobey steady red signal.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Brooklyn, NY 11213
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.