Speeding driver kills motorcyclist in East Flatbush crash

The victim’s motorcycle after the crash.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

A speeding driver fatally struck a motorcyclist and suffered critical injuries in a crash in Brooklyn Sunday evening, Oct. 17, according to the Police Department. 

The 25-year-old driver was heading south on Ralph Avenue in East Flatbush at a high speed when rear-ended the two-wheeler heading in the same direction near Clarendon Road just after 5 pm. 

The mangled car following the crash.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Paramedics brought the motorcyclist, 24-year-old Joshua-Dixon Taylor of nearby Bergen Beach, to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The driver of the car was brought to Brookdale as well in critical condition. 

The eastern Brooklyn intersection has seen 38 crashes that injured 65 people over the past decade.

This story first appeared on amNewYork.