Albany, NY – Update: Police Release Name of Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Route 85
Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Albany, NY (May 28, 2019) – While the exact cause of the fatal motorcycle crash that took place on Sunday evening, May 28th, remains under investigation, police have now released the name of the victim. The deadly crash occurred on Route 85 at approximately 7:00 p.m.
According to authorities, the victim has now been identified as 26-year-old Jason Mentor, of Albany. Mentor had been driving his motorcycle when he crashed just west of Lincoln Avenue. Paramedics were called to the scene, where Mentor was tragically pronounced dead. It is still believed that the victim may have lost control of the bike for one of several possible reasons at this time.
Police are working to confirm whether or not Mentor was the only party involved, as no further information has been provided.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Before we go any further, our deep condolences are, first and foremost, extended to the loved ones of Jason Mentor, as we can only hope they are able to cope with this devastating accident. 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 terribly 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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