Posted on Monday, October 8th, 2018 at 6:02 am
Hempstead, NY (October 8, 2018) – A man who has now been identified as Ostrick Powell has died due to the injuries he suffered during a motorcycle accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon, October 6. The fatal crash took place at around 12:01 p.m. on North Franklin Street in Hempstead.
According to police, Powell had been traveling at perhaps a high rate of speed when he became involved in a collision with another motorist. Powells’ motorcycle collided with a pickup truck and the victim ended up crushed between the two vehicles as a result.
Police along with emergency medical personnel were immediately on the scene to assist the rider who was promptly transported to a local hospital. Powell survived for a short time but sadly succumbed to his injuries at an unspecified time on Sunday. The driver of the pickup truck involved was reported to have suffered no injuries.
No further information has been made available at this time, and police are currently investigating the events that led to the collision.
New York Motorcycle Accident
First and foremost, we would like to extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to the family members and other loved ones of Ostrick Powell during this devastating time. New York motorcycle accidents often come with overwhelming results due to the speed and lack of protection associated with motorcycles. At this time, it is terribly significant to understand that you may have the rights to be compensated for your loss.
At Hach & Rose, LLP, we are highly aware of the damage that negligent drivers often inflict upon victims and their loved ones. Our considerate and knowledgeable New York accident attorneys are committed to helping victims recover reparation and easing their numerous burdens during their time of need. If you have lost a loved one in a New York motorcycle accident, please don’t hesitate to call (212) 779-0057 today.
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