Source: A woman who has been identified as Emma Blumstein, 24, was riding a bike was struck and killed this morning by a delivery truck in Lefferts Gardens. Emma was traveling south on Bedford Ave in the bike lane. A flatbed truck was traveling northbound. At the intersection of Bedford and Empire Blvd this truck made a left turn and the crash occurred.
Crash time: between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m.
Closest Intersection: Empire Blvd.
Land use: Urban
Road type: Urban Arterial
Where on the road the collision happened: Bike Facility
What type of bike facility: Bike Lane
Collision type: Left hook
Vehicle type: Large Trucks
If truck: Commercial Truck
At crash time driver was: Operating the Vehicle in Careless or Inattentive Manner
SourcesSource: News Report
Link if Website: http://gothamist.com/2012/06/12/cyclist_struck_killed_by_delivery_t.php
Source: News Report
Link if Website: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/06/13/cyclist-emma-blumstein-killed-by-truck-driver-in-brooklyn-no-charges-filed/
Legal StatusLegal status: No charges filed
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