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Singaporean hit by vehicle in New York while cycling

Published on Jun 9, 2013 11:32 PM
Mr Al-Matin Mohamed. -- PHOTO: FACEBOOK

NEW YORK - A 28-year-old Singaporean cyclist is fighting for his life after a driver, trying to escape police, mowed him down.

Mr Al-Matin Mohamed, who recently moved to the city to train as a pastry chef, was riding in the bicycle lane when the suspect's car came speeding towards him from the wrong side, at around 6.30am on Saturday, the New York Daily News reported.

The car ploughed into Mr Al-Matin, tossing him across the street and onto the pavement.

The driver swerved away but crashed into a building at Lexington Avenue, where he got out and ran away, police said.

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