ATV runs red gentle, slams into cyclist in the Bronx

An unlawful ATV rider zipping down the road in the Bronx blew by way of a site visitors cease — and a red gentle — earlier than slamming into a cyclist Sunday, cops mentioned.

A video posted on TikTok reveals a police officer making an attempt to cease the ATV rider by protruding his baton at East 149th Street and Third Avenue throughout a crackdown on the unlawful autos round 5 p.m., in accordance with the NYPD.

“During this enforcement initiative, a uniformed officer assigned to the 40th Precinct attempted to stop an illegal ATV operator traveling eastbound on East 149th Street by issuing verbal commands,” the NYPD mentioned in a press release.

The ATV rider allegedly ran by way of the site visitors cease in the Bronx.
the ATV operator didn’t comply and ran the red light
A cyclist was injured from the ATV rider driving in the road, in accordance with police.

But the ATV operator didn’t comply and ran the red gentle, smashing into a 44-year-old girl on a motorcycle who was going southbound on Third Avenue and had a gradual inexperienced gentle, cops mentioned.

The ATV goon fled the scene and the injured girl was taken to Lincoln Hospital in secure situation. There have been no arrests and police launched a photograph of the scofflaw in an try to establish him, cops mentioned.

Anyone with data in regard to this incident is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public may also submit their ideas by logging onto the CrimeStoppers web site at or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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