Posted on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 2:33 pm
Albertson, NY (May 25, 2019) – Around 11:17 a.m. yesterday, a 29-year-old man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place at an intersection.
According to police, the accident took the life of a Seaford man when his motorcycle collided with a motor vehicle at the intersection of I.U. Willets Road and Albertson Avenue.
At the time, the victim, identified since as Joshua Helfenbein, was riding his 2014 Harley Davidson when he collided with a Hyundai Elantra driven by a 70-year-old man whose name has not been released.
Helfenbein was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
We understand how difficult it can be to lose a loved one in a serious motorcycle accident, which is why we would like to take this time to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken in this accident. Motorcycle accidents are approximately 37 times more likely to cause a fatality to a rider than a passenger vehicle crash. Losing a party close to you can be devastating, which is why it is imperative to seek legal help at this time.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose understand that the aftermath of an accident can be burdening and overwhelming, especially when you are attempting to take the time to grieve the loss of a loved one. You might find that you are eligible to bring a wrongful death claim but you are afraid of doing so on your own. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at this time at 212-779-0057.
Note: Secondary sources were used to create this piece and, because of this, the information included has not been independently verified. If you notice a factual issue with our posting, please bring it to our attention and we will correct or remove it as soon as possible.
Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.