A cautionary (and all-too-common) tale...
The senior e-bike rider who was mowed down by a private sanitation truck driver earlier this month has died, becoming the 23rd cyclist killed this year — and cops are blaming the victim.
City officials are under fire following the death of a pedestrian after an apparent collision with a cyclist in Chelsea last month — but they’re being slammed not doing more to protect the most-vulnerable road users at many poorly designed intersections in the city where cars are outnumbered yet get the vast majority of the roadway […]
Michael Collopy, 60, was hit by a cyclist on July 31 as he stood in the protected bike lane at Sixth Avenue and 23rd Street. The cyclist kept on pedaling. Collopy died on Wednesday of his injuries.