Yorktown Police are requesting information regarding a fatal accident involving a bicyclist that occurred in the area if the North County Trailway and Birdsall Drive.
On Sunday, August 23, 2020 at about 10:49 am, Yorktown Police responded to Birdsall Drive at the Westchester County Trailway (bicycle path) for a report of a bicyclist struck by a vehicle. Police arrived on scene and located the victim lying in the roadway with CPR being performed by a bystander. The victim was taken to the hospital and later died as a result of the injuries. An investigation determined that the victim was struck by a vehicle that had fled the scene southbound on Birdsall Drive towards Saw Mill River Rd. (Route 118).
The Yorktown Police are looking for a possible Gray/Silver SUV or minivan that has passenger side damage and a broken rear tinted window. Someone has seen this vehicle or spoken with the operator of the vehicle and we are asking that anyone with any information regarding the accident contact the Yorktown Police Department at (914) 962-4141.
The family of the victim is offering up to a $5,000 cash reward for information that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this fatal hit-and-run. Any information, however insignificant it may seem, could help. Please call the New York State Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 313-TIPS (8477). ALL CALLERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS. No Caller ID or tracking.
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