Cops have busted a dump truck driver who struck a nurse as she rode her bike on the Lower East Side.
Police charged Juan Cosme, 45, of Harlem, with driving with a suspended license after Wednesday’s crash. He has no prior arrests.
The 50-year-old nurse was riding on Ridge St. when the Dump Masters 10-wheeler going east on Stanton St. turned right and hit her just after 10:15 p.m., police sources said.
She was run over by the front wheels of the truck and may lose a leg, sources said Wednesday.
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Medics took her to Bellevue Hospital Center with serious injuries. Cops have not released her name.
Investigators believe she may have been going the wrong way down Ridge, which is a one-way street, based on where she was struck, sources said.
The driver of the truck stayed at the scene.