Mom of Bronx man killed in police-involved dirt bike crash sues NYPD for $50 million

The mother of a Bronx man killed in a police-involved dirt bike accident last August is suing the NYPD for $50 million. Officers were chasing

Eddie Fernandez, 27, was killed when the bike he was riding on was hit by a police cruiser last August.

Eddie Fernandez, 27, was killed when the bike he was riding on was hit by a police cruiser last August. (3/27/13)

THE BRONX - The mother of a Bronx man killed in a police-involved dirt bike accident last August is suing the NYPD for $50 million.

Officers were chasing 27-year-old Eddie Fernandez and Adalberto Gonzales when they collided with the bike the two men were riding on. Gonzalez survived, but Fernandez was killed.

The Bronx District Attorney's Office ruled the crash an accident, but both victims' families disagree. They believe surveillance video proves that police intentionally rammed into the dirt bike.

Gonzalez was charged with resisting arrest and reckless driving. His trial begins this week. 

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