Posted on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 at 10:23 pm
New Hyde Park, NY (April 24, 2019) – On Tuesday night, April 23rd, emergency medical crews and police were called to the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident that took place on the Northern State Parkway. The accident was reported to have happened at approximately 8:45 p.m. in the vicinity of Exit 26 to New Hyde Park Road.
According to police, Jose Cruz, of Westbury, was traveling east along Northern State Parkway with one passenger, identified as Carina Perez, also of Westbury, when he lost control of the bike for unknown reasons. The motorcycle continued along the roadway before crashing into the center divider, subsequently throwing both parties from the bike. Police and emergency medical responders were immediately called to the scene.
Authorities stated that Perez was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Cruz was reported to have sustained only minor injuries in the accident. The cause of this incident is currently being investigated, as no further information has been released.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our most genuine condolences are wholeheartedly extended to the loved ones of Carina Perez, first and foremost. We also maintain our hopes for Jose Cruz’s full recovery at this time. Motorcycle accidents in New York are often catastrophically injurious or fatal since there is generally very little protection in place for the victim. While it can be difficult, it is important for victims and the bereaved to understand that they may have significant rights.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to those who have suffered due to the actions of another party or other negligent entity. We understand that there is nothing as overwhelming as the sudden loss of a family member and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident due to no fault of your own, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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