Posted on Monday, May 27th, 2019 at 11:11 pm
Albany, NY (May 27, 2019) – The events that caused a fatal motorcycle crash on Monday morning, May 27th, are currently under investigation by police. Authorities stated that the deadly crash took place along Route 85 for unknown reasons.
According to authorities, the 26-year-old male operator of a motorcycle crashed his vehicle just a little west of the Lincoln Avenue exit. Paramedics were among the responders called to the scene, where the man was tragically pronounced deceased due to his injuries. At this time, it is believed that the victim lost control for one of several possible reasons.
Police are actively working to confirm whether or not the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved, as no further information has been released. Authorities have not yet provided the identity of the victim in order to allow time to notify loved ones.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Before we go any further, our deep condolences are, first and foremost, extended to the loved ones of the victim as we uphold our highest hopes for their ability to cope with this tragic incident. Motorcycle accidents in New York are often fatal since there is very little protection in place for a rider at the time of impact. While it can be extremely difficult, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may have very significant rights, particularly in the event that your loss was caused by the negligence of another party or other entity, such as a vehicle manufacturer.
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 entity. We understand that there is nothing as challenging as picking up the pieces after 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 in a motorcycle accident due to reasons beyond the victims’ control, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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