Motorcyclist Killed After Striking Double-Parked Van in Bushwick

Motorcyclist Killed After Striking Double-Parked Van in Bushwick
Hancock Street, looking towards Broadway, near where last night’s accident took place (Screenshot via Google Maps)

BUSHWICK – A vehicle crash on a Bushwick street claimed the life of a 27-year old man last night on the block where he lived.

Around 11:00 pm on Monday, May 28—Memorial Day—Luimy Acosta-Collado was riding his motorcycle westbound on Hancock Street towards Broadway, said police, when he struck the driver’s side rear of a parked Toyota Sienna van.

The van was double-parked on Hancock, said police, and the driver remained on the scene after the crash. The 24-year old woman was uninjured when her vehicle was struck.

Acosta-Collado was taken to Brookdale Hospital by EMS and pronounced dead on arrival.

Before police arrived to the accident, the motorcycle Acosta-Collado was riding was removed from the scene by unknown individuals. Still, an investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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