Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2019 at 11:56 pm
North Bay Shore, NY (April 29, 2019) – Police have released the identity of the man who was struck and seriously injured by two vehicles, one of which fled the scene, on Saturday night, April 27th. According to authorities, 63-year-old James Antonelli was hit by two separate vehicles while riding east along Pine Aire Drive on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle around 10:45 p.m.
Police stated that the first vehicle that struck Antonelli was pulling out of a 7-Eleven parking lot and proceeded to leave the scene immediately after the accident. The impact of the collision sent Antonelli into oncoming traffic, where he was then hit again by a 2004 Mercury. The first vehicle, described as a black, four-door sedan, sped away westbound along Pine Aire Drive.
Emergency medical crews were called to the scene along with police and the victim was promptly transported to a nearby hospital. Antonelli is considered to be in serious condition at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to James Antonelli, first and foremost, as we uphold our highest hopes for his full recovery. Motorcycle accidents in New York are commonly injurious or fatal, particularly when a vehicle involved is operated by a seriously negligent or blatantly criminal party. While it can be very difficult, it is important for the victim to understand that they may have significant rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their careers to those who have suffered due to the actions of another person or other careless entity. We realize that there is nearly nothing as challenging as recovering from a sudden injury and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
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