Motorcyclist Dies in High-Speed Police Chase

Police had pursued about a dozen members of a Brooklyn motorcycle club over the Tappan Zee Bridge and down the Saw Mill River Parkway

Monday, Sep 3, 2012  |  Updated 9:09 AM EDT
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Motorcyclist Dies in High-Speed Police Chase

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Authorities say a motorcyclist has died after he struck a suburban New York police car during a high-speed chase.

The crash happened Saturday night in Yonkers.

Police had pursued about a dozen members of a Brooklyn motorcycle club over the Tappan Zee Bridge and down the Saw Mill River Parkway.

The chase reached about 100 mph.

One biker got off the parkway and struck the police car at a roadblock.

Arrests were made in Elmsford and Yonkers.

The dead man's name was withheld pending notification of relatives.

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