Wednesday, March 17, 2010
A long day for the commish
Kelly was on his way from a breakfast at Gracie Mansion to Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral around 8:30 a.m. when he saw a woman lying unconscious and bleeding from the head in the crosswalk at 84th Street and Fifth Avenue, said NYPD spokesman Paul Browne.
Kelly’s driver pulled over and he got out of his SUV to offer help.
“The police commissioner used her scarf as a compress to stop the bleeding,” Browne said. “While they assisted her, another detective called an ambulance.”
The woman was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and was in stable condition yesterday with what was believed to be a fractured skull, said Browne.
The bicyclist who allegedly hit her, 24-year-old Jose Segarra, of Manhattan, stayed at the scene after the accident and was issued summonses for improper brakes, no reflectors and no lights.