This ghost bike will be istalled before the 7th Annual Memorial Ride.
From the NY Post
The city bus that kept going after fatally hitting a bicycle-riding
deliveryman last night on the Upper East Side has been found.
bus was identified once it arrived at a Yonkers depot earlier this
morning after the driver completed his shift, said MTA spokesman Charles
“We examined all possible buses as they came into the depot,” said Seaton.
The driver will be interviewed by the NYPD and drug and alcohol testing will be performed, he added.
bus was traveling southbound on Second Avenue near East 96th Street
when Qi Yu Weng, 28, fell off his electric bike just after 4 p.m. and
was run over, police said.
Weng, 28, who was also going south on Second, was pronounced dead at the scene.
bus – an out of service express bus heading to its route – kept going,
the driver apparently unaware he had struck someone, cops and witnesses
There appears to be no criminality, cops said.
According to the Daily News, via Gothamist:
a witness blamed the accident on the Second Avenue subway construction in the
area, "The construction kills everything around here and now it kills
people." The NYPD, which does not suspect criminality, will interview
the bus driver, who will also be tested for drugs and alcohol.