NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman faces a variety of charges after allegedly hitting and killing a bicyclist in Brooklyn.
Police say it happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. Sunday at Avenue D and 105th Street in Canarsie.READ MORE: Tax Refunds Delayed As Filing Deadline Draws Near
The victim, 29-year-old Mohammed Abdullah, was on an e-bike when he was hit by a white 2007 Infiniti G35 driven “at a high rate of speed” by Treasure Liggins, 22, according to police.
After hitting Abdullah, the Infiniti mounted the curb and slammed into a building, police said.
Abdullah, who friends say was a food deliveryman, was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Liggins had her 4-year-old daughter in the back seat of the car, police said. They were taken to Kings County Hospital where they were treated.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
Abdullah’s friends say they can’t believe it.
“He was very friendly if you know him,” said a friend named Mohammed.
“He used to be my tenant and he used to seem like a very decent person, never said anything wrong,” said a man named Rocky.
Liggins now faces a variety of charges, including manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, aggravated driving while intoxicated: With child, acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17, driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by alcohol.MORE NEWS: Qinxuan Pan, Sought In Killing Of Yale Student Kevin Jiang, Arrested In Alabama Following Nationwide Manhunt