Gen Zhan, a Kips Bay resident, was reportedly walking north in the crosswalk at Second Avenue when he was struck by the ambulance, which was making a left. Zhan, 81, died a short time later at Bellevue.
Per ABC 7:
The ambulance did not have lights and sirens on at the time of the crash. The ambulance had a green arrow and right of way as it was making the turn.The ambulance's driver was a 22-year-old man who had less than a year on the job, the Daily News noted.
The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is probing the incident.