Brian Boyd, 26, an Upper West Sider who lives on the same corner as the deadly June 4 collision, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in a death and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, law enforcement sources said.
Patrol cops who recognized Boyd from a wanted poster made the arrest, according to the sources
Banes suffered a deadly traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a red and black Fairthorpe motorcycle allegedly manned by Boyd on Amsterdam Avenue at West 64th Street.
The 65-year-old actress was visiting from Los Angeles, and on her way to meet a friend for dinner.
As suspect was arrested in the June 4, 2021 hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of actress Lisa Banes.
Banes, a Juilliard graduate, graced Broadway stages, appeared on TV shows like “One Life to Live,” and “Nashville,” and was Tom Cruise’s older love interest in the film “Cocktail.”
She was perhaps best known for her role in the 2014 murder mystery “Gone Girl,” where she portrayed the mother of the missing woman, played by Rosamund Pike.
Banes read the script and thought, “‘Oh, I’m right for this,’” she said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards.
“She was very, very friendly and very loyal to her friends. If you made a friend with her, you made a friend for life,” friend Cynthia Crossen told The Post.
“She was warm and generous and kind and beautiful and funny and the life of the party, but also sympathetic and empathetic.”