Mount Sinai Professor Killed in Bus-Bike Accident Near Central Park


NEW YORK, NY – A 50-year-old Mount Sinai professor was killed on Wednesday when his bike hit a patch of ice on 96th Street and Fifth Avenue, causing him to fall in front of a passing school bus. The cyclist, Dr. Daniel Cammerman, was transported to Mount Sinai hospital one block away from the scene, where he was pronounced dead.

There were fourteen children on the school bus at the time of the crash, but none were hurt. The driver stayed at the scene and was not charged with a crime.

According to CBS2 New York, there have been 30 cyclist deaths in the city in 2019, a dramatic increase over the 10 deaths reported in 2018. javascript:mctmp(0);

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