BronxDirt BikeRiders get badly burned after the bike burns According to the police officer, he collided with a vehicle in the park department of New York City.
The severe accident occurred around 8 pm on East 138 and Willow Streets in the Mott Haven section, officials said.
According to NYPD, the driver struck behind a vehicle at the Park and Recreation Department in New York City, was anchored under a bicycle and ignited.
He was taken to Harlem Hospital on Saturday night and was in a critical situation, police said.
The patient suffered burns to most of his body and was not wearing a helmet, sources told Post.
According to police, it is illegal to operate a dirt bike or ATV in five wards, as many drivers do not have insurance or registration certificates.
"They are not only annoying to us, they are also very dangerous," Mayor Eric Adams said at a press conference in Brooklyn last week. City officials haverobbed and destroyednearly 100 seized vehicles at this event.
The mayor said the bike was destroyed rather than sold or donated to prevent it from returning to the streets of the city.