Video: Clear angle shows controversial motorcycle crash response

At about 4:50 into the video, the car drops down and screams can be heard from a crowd of onlookers


Editor's note: The video that was contained within this article has since been removed from YouTube by the uploader; you can see other footage from the incident scene in our original article.

NEW YORK — Video footage posted online Friday shows a clearer angle of a motorcycle crash and controversial emergency response that has sparked criticism.

Responders are seen attempting to free the driver of the motorcycle from under a car by using hydraulic spreaders under the rear of the car where the victim was trapped.

At about 4:50 into the video, the car drops down and screams can be heard from a crowd of onlookers.

Officials in New York have told reporters that the 21-year-old crash victim died due to the original incident and not the response.

At about the 9:45 mark, rescuers remove the victim from under the car.

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