Food Delivery Man Struck by Car on Amsterdam Avenue

By Ben Fractenberg on April 21, 2011 4:19pm 

A delivery man was struck at West 105th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
A delivery man was struck at West 105th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
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By Ben Fractenberg and Michael Ventura

DNAinfo Staff

UPPER WEST SIDE — A food deliveryman riding a bicycle the wrong way down Amsterdam Avenue was taken to the hospital after he collided with a Jeep, witnesses and fire officials said.

The unidentified man, who appeared to be carrying food at the time, was heading south on Amsterdam Avenue at West 105th Street when he struck the Jeep at roughly 2:30 p.m., witnesses said.

A witness said the man was conscious and began making phone calls on his cell phone as emergency responders put him on a stretcher.

He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital at roughly 2:38 p.m., the FDNY said. The extent of his injuries was not immediately clear.

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