Queens, NY

Female Cyclist Brutally Dragged And Killed By a Hit-And-Run Tractor-Trailer At Liberty Avenue Queens

Abdul Ghani

After a bicyclist was fatally struck and dragged in a hit-and-run collision with a tractor-trailer vehicle on Thursday in Queens, the NYPD's Highway Collision Investigation Squad is looking into the incident.

NYPD crime scene markingPhoto byMark Hanrahan From Flickr

The woman, whose family has not yet been notified, was declared dead on the spot. The NYPD's Highway Collision Investigation Squad is looking into the incident, but no one has been arrested yet.

Authorities reported that a hit-and-run tractor-trailer driver struck, trapped, and dragged a bicyclist several feet before killing her in Queens on Thanksgiving.

Around 11:30 a.m., the bicycle was traveling east on Liberty Avenue. as a 2014 Kenworth T8 Series tractor made a left turn into the Van Wyck Expressway Service Road with a Heil Tanker trailer, according to police.

In Early Investigations

According to officials, police were called to a car accident on the southbound Van Wyck Expressway Road at Liberty Avenue in Jamaica at 11:35 a.m.

According to an initial inquiry, a 48-year-old man was operating a 2014 Kenworth T8 Series tractor pulling a 2033 Heil Tanker trailer south on Liberty Avenue.

The 43-year-old unnamed woman was knocked off her bike and ended up stuck on the tractor-underside trailers, according to the police. According to police, she was dragged several feet as the tractor traveled further south on the service road.

The cyclist was left on the ground following the incident by the driver, who police have identified as a 48-year-old man, who then drove away. The bicyclist was pronounced dead by EMS at the spot. 

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