CENTRAL PARK, Manhattan — A cyclist was critically injured in a collision with a pedestrian Monday afternoon in Central Park, officials said.
The 43-year-old cyclist flipped over and ended up on the side of the road around 4:30 p.m., police sources said. He was not wearing a helmet and hit his head.
Police said the collision occurred on East Drive near the Loeb Boathouse, aligning with East 74th Street.
The 77-year-old pedestrian was also injured, officials said.
Both victims were taken to Weill Cornell Medicine, where the cyclist remains in critical condition early Tuesday morning, police said.