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Ridge cyclist in serious condition after hit by driver

Tragedy: A woman struck a cyclist — now in critical condition at Lutheran Hospital — at Ridge Boulevard and 73rd Street in Bay Ridge on May 10, just after 9:45 am.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

A man is in serious condition at Lutheran Hospital after a woman struck him on his bicycle at Ridge Boulevard and 73rd Street in Bay Ridge on May 10.

The cyclist was riding on Ridge Boulevard towards 72nd Street just after 9:45 am when the woman hit him with her car at the intersection, as she was driving down 73rd Street towards Colonial Road, according to police. Emergency medical personnel found the cyclist unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to his body before they transported him to the hospital.

There were no arrests, and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

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