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Bicyclist Hit and Killed By Two Vehicles on BQE

No arrests have been made

Just after 4 a.m. this morning a bicyclist was riding in the center westbound lane of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway  near Atlantic Avenue when he was hit by two vehicles and killed, police said.

The victim was a male in his 40s, and was pronounced dead on arrival at

Firefighters and cops responded to the call and the fire department said the victim was taken to the hospital in cardiac arrest.

The victim was struck first by a 2005 black Lincoln town car and second by a 2009 Toyota Camry. Both cars remained on the scene and no arrests have been made, police said.

woodendesigner January 20, 2011 at 09:54 PM
Wow. What a dumb thing to be doing. That is one of the worst sections too. There are always car accidents there.
Robert Olson January 20, 2011 at 11:41 PM
those evil motorists!!!! see we told you cars kill!!!!
Joanne Bernardo January 22, 2011 at 04:46 AM
Bet he didn't have a helmet on either--leading cause of traumatic brain injuries--so overlooked! So so stupid!
Toby S February 07, 2011 at 05:25 PM
4am on the BQE? death wish.
SEANYBOY February 08, 2011 at 04:49 PM
maybe bloomberg will put bike lanes on the bqe and gowanus expressway...FOR A FEE OF COURSE!!!

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