QUEENS — A bicyclist died shortly after being hit by a private ambulette Wednesday morning in Flushing, police said.
The victim, whose name was not released pending family notification, had been riding his bicycle northbound at Parsons Boulevard when he made a left turn onto 37th Avenue and was hit by a white 2009 Ford Econoline traveling southbound on Parsons Boulevard shortly before 10 a.m., police said.
The victim, described as a man in his 60s, was unconscious and unresponsive when police arrived, they said.
The driver, a 46-year-old man working for the Corona-based ambulette company Chelsea Express Transportation, stayed at the scene, police said. The NYPD Highway District Collision Investigation Squad was investigating the incident. No charges had been brought by Wednesday afternoon.
The victim was transported to Booth Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead, the NYPD said,
Chelsea Express Transportation declined to comment about the crash.