Injured Cyclist Flown to Hospital

On Friday, August 16th at 1534hrs officers of the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Dept responded to the Alpine Hill area of Henry Hudson Dr on a reported unconscious bicyclist. First arriving officers and EMS located a female, unresponsive and with an obvious arm injury. Due to the victim's condition and remote location a Medevac was requested.

The victim was later flown to Hackensack University Medical Center in serious condition. It was determined that she had ran off the road, fallen off her bike and received head and arm injuries.

The victim, a 55 year old female from Jackson Heights NY later died of medical complications at the hospital. An investigation is still underway to determine the cause of death. Current investigation leads to accidental circumstances.