A gang of bicyclists driving by Chelsea smashed a driver’s windshield when he struck one in every of them along with his automobile Saturday, police mentioned.
The pack of about 16 cyclists, had been touring towards visitors on seventh Ave. close to W. 23rd St. when a grey Honda Accord hit one of many riders simply earlier than four p.m., cops mentioned.
The group started screaming on the driver and broke a gap by his again windshield earlier than driving off, authorities mentioned.
Mike Castro, 24, was working at a close-by tanning salon when he noticed the collision.
“I heard plenty of cursing. I don’t know if it was on function or on mistake. (The bicycle owner) mainly flew a bit bit, after which all hell broke unfastened,” Castro mentioned.
The motive force made a U-turn to comply with the group, he hit a police officer standing on the street, cops mentioned.
The officer suffered minor accidents, authorities mentioned.
“The cop was pissed, man.” Castro mentioned.
“(The motive force) stored pointing to the again of his head prefer it was bleeding or damage.”
No prices have been filed towards the motorist.