A man riding a dirt bike in Manhattan has been killed after he crashed into a van.
Francisco Aracena, 31, was riding an illegal dirt bike in Hell’s Kitchen when he crashed into the back of the vehicle Saturday at 10.40pm.
The crash took place near the intersection of 42nd Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan
He was headed downtown when the crash took place as the van was stopped at a red light at the intersection, according to the New York Daily News.
He suffered severe head injuries and was hospitalized at Mount Sinai West.
He was illegally riding a dirt bike, file image above, when he crashed into the back of a van and later died in the hospital from severe head injuries
He died from his injuries.
The driver of the van, 43, was unharmed and faces no immediate charges police said.
The NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the accident.