Conn. pedestrian struck by bike in NYC - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Conn. pedestrian struck by bike in NYC


A Connecticut woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a bicyclist in Central Park.

The NYPD says it happened around 4:30 p.m. Thursday near 62nd Street on West Drive.

They say the 58-year-old woman suffered head trauma and was taken to NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Police say she's from Fairfield, Connecticut. Her name wasn't immediately released.

The 31-year-old bicyclist remained on the scene. No charges were filed.

Police say he suffered minor injuries to his shoulder and hand and was treated at a hospital and released.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the bicyclist was riding in the park's bike lane when he struck the woman while swerving to avoid other pedestrians.

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