Posted on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 12:26 am
Schenectady, NY (May 7, 2019) – A collision between a car and a motorcycle occurred on Monday night, May 6th, and resulted in at least minor injuries, according to police. Authorities stated that the accident took place at around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Union Street and Garner Avenue.
Police reported that 25-year-old Tyler Herbst, of Schenectady, was traveling west along Union Street on a motorcycle as a vehicle, operated by 31-year-old Racquel Adams, also of Schenectady, was traveling east and attempted to make a turn onto Garner Avenue. Adams had subsequently turned into the path of Herbst on his motorcycle, triggering the collision.
Emergency medical crews accompanied police at the scene where Herbst was transported to Ellis Hospital for treatment. His injuries were reported to be relatively minor at this time. Adams was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right of way, but no further information has been released.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our most genuine sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to Tyler Herbst, first and foremost, as we preserve optimism for his full recovery. Motorcycle accidents in New York are commonly injurious or fatal since there is generally very little protection in place for the rider at the time of impact. While it can be very challenging, it is important for victims to understand that they may have significant rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to those who have been hurt due to the actions of another party or otherwise negligent entity. We understand that there is nearly nothing as difficult as recovering from a sudden injury and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have 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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