Motorcyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run on BQE

A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in a hit-and-run incident on Saturday.

The New York City Police Department said that the unnamed motorcyclist was heading eastbound on the Williamsburg Bridge ramp, entering the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway at 4:15 AM on Saturday, when another vehicle hit him and sped off without stopping.

The victim was severely injured and pronounced dead at the scene, and the NYPD is tracking down his family members.

The NYPD has made no arrests, and its Highway Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.


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