Yellow Taxi Sought in Deadly Motorcyclist Hit-and-Run

Police believe the driver of the motorcycle was going too fast, causing the female passenger to fall off

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013  |  Updated 8:02 AM EDT
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Yellow Taxi Sought in Deadly Motorcyclist Hit-and-Run

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Police are looking for a yellow taxi cab that struck a 37-year-old woman who fell off a motorcycle on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn early Thursday.
 
Authorities say the driver of the motorcycle likely was going too fast and lost control of the bike; he hit a barrier near Pennsylvania Avenue and the woman fell off the bike. She was then hit by a cab..
 
The yellow taxi kept going after it hit the woman, police said.
 
She was pronounced dead at Brookdale Hospital. 

The 42-year-old driver was also taken to the hospital. He was listed in stable condition.

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