NEW YORK — Police say a motorcyclist is dead after he was thrown from his bike and hit by a car on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens.
The accident happened shortly before midnight Friday near 166th Street.
Police say 32-year-old Adelso Espinal, of Freeport, hit a bump in the road and fell off his motorcycle.
They say the driver of a Honda swerved to avoid Espinal but could not.
Espinal was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The driver of the car was not injured. The investigation is ongoing.