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Man on motorized bike struck and killed by MTA bus in Queens

Man on motorized bike killed in intersection by MTA bus
Man on motorized bike killed in intersection by MTA bus 00:28

NEW YORK -- A man was killed after being hit by an MTA bus in the Laurelton section of Queens on Saturday morning.

Police said it happened at about 10:40 a.m. near the intersection of 128th Avenue and 238th Street.

Police said the bus was traveling southbound when it hit a man riding a motorized bike heading eastbound. First responders pronounced the man dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, police said.

The driver stayed at the scene, but has been pulled out of service as the investigation continues.

MTA officials called the collision a "tragic accident" and are cooperating with police.

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