Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 4:19 am
Rock Hill, NY (January 15, 2019) – An accident that tragically claimed the life of a motorcyclist in Rock Hill is currently under investigation by police. Authorities stated that the accident took place at around 11:15 p.m. Monday night, January 14, at the intersection of Katrina Falls Road and Lucky Lake Road.
According to police, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Patrol responded to a call concerning a motorcycle crash at the aforementioned intersection for reasons that are currently unknown. Deputies stated that they discovered the victim had gone off the road and ultimately struck a tree during the accident, which also caused the rider, identified as Patrick O’Brien, to be ejected from the bike.
Mobilemedic EMS, as well as Rock Hill Ambulance, responded to the crash and assisted O’Brien at the scene. He was immediately transported to Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris where he was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later. Police are actively investigating the events that led to the crash.
New York Motorcycle Accidents
We wish to offer our most genuine condolences to the loved ones of Patrick O’Brien, first and foremost. Motorcycle Accidents in New York commonly end in extremely serious injuries or death due to the susceptibility of the victim at the time of impact. While it can be terribly difficult, it is essential to know that as the loved ones of a victim, you may have very significant rights following your sudden loss.
Our compassionate and experienced New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to helping those who have been affected by the actions of another party or other entity. We realize the immensely physical, emotional, and financial challenges that occur in the aftermath of an unexpected accident, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. 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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