Motorcyclist dies in Canarsie crash

Tragic: A 33-year-old motorocyclist died in a collision yesterday evening in Canarsie.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

A 33-year-old Queens motorcyclist died in a brutal crash in Canarsie Monday night, according to authorities.

Andrew Vasapoli allegedly smashed into the rear of a Hyundai Elantra on Flatlands Avenue at 8 p.m. on June 24, colliding with the sedan as the driver attempted to make a U turn on Flatlands Avenue near E. 93rd Street, cops said.

The collision sent Vasapoli flying from the saddle of his 2010 Kawasaki, and paramedics rushed the Queens man to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The driver remained on the scene following the collision and was not arrested, according to police, who noted an investigation by the department’s Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad remains ongoing.

Reach reporter Rose Adams at radams@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–8306.
Andrew Vasapoli of Queens died at 8 p.m. last night after crashing into the rear of a sedan, which was making a U-turn on Flatlands Avenue.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

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