A homeless New York City bicyclist died Thursday afternoon after running a red light and crashing into the back of a moving semi truck.
The accident happened on November 6th at around 1:45 p.m. in the Mott Haven neighborhood in the Bronx in New York City, New York.
According to the New York Daily News, a 22-year-old homeless man, Michael Basurto Larino, was heading west on Bruckner Boulevard on his bicycle when he ran a red light through an intersection. After running the light, Larino crashed right into the back of a semi truck traveling south on Brown Place.
First responders were able to transport Larino to a nearby hospital, but he soon succumbed to his injuries.
The 34-year-old unidentified truck driver remained on the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Sign up for the CDLLife Newsletter
Subscribe to our mailing list and get today's top trucking news delivered to your inbox.