NYPD Officer Killed Motorcycle Accident In Brooklyn
NEW YORK — An NYPD officer has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Brooklyn.
The accident occurred on Rockaway Parkway between Avenue J and Flatlands Avenue around Monday evening.
The NYPD officer was riding a Ducati motorcycle southbound when a 2015 Kia Sorrento made a U-turn in front of him from the northbound lanes, causing the bike to crash into the SUV’s passenger side front door, police said.
The officer was found lying in the roadway unconscious and unresponsive when emergency units first arrived at the scene. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he died.
The SUV driver was treated for neck and back pain. Two young boys, passengers in the SUV, were not hurt, according to the NYPD
This accident is still under investigation.