Aftermath of Motorcycle Accident in Hell’s Kitchen

10.26.11 Bucky Turco

This afternoon a motorcycle collided with a yellow cab on 11th Avenue and West 44th Street in Manhattan. The FDNY quickly responded to the scene and according to a firefighter assisting in the rescue, the man was wearing a helmet. According to witnesses, the rider was unresponsive the entire time. UPDATE: Police told the Daily News the motorcyclist crashed into the cab and died.

In the video, a paramedic can be seen working feverishly trying to resuscitate the man, but he doesn’t appear to make it.

The NYPD’s Highway Patrol arrived shortly after and is now investigating. (Photos/Video: ANIMALNewYork)