NYPD: Bicyclist fatally struck by Jeep on Melrose Avenue

Police say the man was riding his bike at around 6 a.m. when the driver hit him. The impact dragged him from 161st to 160th streets.

News 12 Staff

Feb 23, 2024, 5:17 PM

Updated 61 days ago

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A 24-year-old bicyclist was fatally struck by a Jeep Friday morning on Melrose Avenue.
Police say the man was riding his bike at around 6 a.m. when the driver hit him. The impact dragged him from 161st to 160th streets.
The driver of the Jeep fled the scene and is still on the run, according to authorities.
Residents in the community say the victim was frequently seen making deliveries on his bike.


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