WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn –– Police say a motorcyclist was killed in an overnight crash on the Williamsburg Bridge.
The NYPD responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision on the eastbound lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, police said.
Arriving officers determined a 24-year-old man riding a motorcycle was traveling eastbound within the outer roadway on the Williamsburg Bridge when he struck a bridge crash cushion and then struck an SUV, which was also traveling eastbound.
The motorcyclist was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released publicly.
The operator of the SUV remained the scene.