On Saturday, July 16th a 24 year old man struck a 17 year old bicyclist in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. The incident occurred just before 9:00pm at the intersection of Gerritsen and Gotham Avenue.
The young cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was taken into custody and later charged with manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, and driving while ability impaired.
According to the Bureau of Transportation every two hours three people are killed in alcohol related crashes. Don’t become part of the statistics; learn more about impaired driving by clicking here. If you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash involving an impaired driver contact us today.