A man was hospitalized in critical condition after he crashed his dirt bike into a NYC Parks truck, and the bike went up in flames.
Sources tell News 4 he was riding the unregistered dirt bike illegally down Willow Avenue in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx late Saturday.
The rider crashed into a parks truck as it was making a left turn, and he was pinned under the bike as it burst into flames. He was not wearing a helmet.
Police said he was taken to the hospital with major body trauma and burns.
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One week ago the city crushed nearly 100 dirt bikes that had been seized by police as part of the city's crackdown on the illegal rides.