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Cycling senior hit by car in Gravesend

Brooklyn Daily

A 73-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a sports utility vehicle on Aug. 15 while riding his bike in Gravesend.

The senior citizen was hit at 9:50 am on McDonald Avenue at Quentin Road. Police say the driver of the Chevy sports utility vehicle stayed on the scene.

A police spokesman said the elderly cyclist was transported to Lutheran Medical Center in critical condition.

The Highway Patrol Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the incident.

Reach reporter Vanessa Ogle at or by calling (718) 260-4507. Follow her
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Janice from Marine Park says:
in broad daylight, on a red bike, knocked the rear right off the bike. How fast was a 73 year old man going? The responsibility of driving a motor vehicle is more serious than is commonly thought, but unfortunately, the laws are not enforced as they are written.
Aug. 19, 5 pm

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