UPPER WEST SIDE — A cyclist was hit and killed by a truck driver who swerved into him Thursday, NYPD officials said.
Jing Yin Jiang, 59, was biking northbound on Broadway when he was hit by a truck driver headed in the same direction, police said.
The 30-year-old driver was swerving to avoid a parked car on the avenue at West 88th Street, police said.
Jiang, who lived in the neighborhood on Columbus Avenue, was unconscious and unresponsive when EMS responded to the scene; he was pronounced dead around noon at Mount Sinai St. Luke's, police said.
The driver, who was operating a white box truck, remained on the scene. The NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the crash.
Around the same time Thursday, a 63-year-old woman was hit by a driver who jumped the curb on West 96th Street near Columbus Avenue, police said. The woman risked losing her leg from her injuries, police said.