Posted on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 8:46 pm
The Bronx, NY (June 1, 2019) – Around 6:00 a.m. yesterday, May 31st, police responded to the scene of a motorcycle accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway. According to police, an officer was injured in the motorcycle accident.
Officer Kurt Jones, who was identified as a 13-year veteran on the force, was knocked from his motorcycle and badly injured. The accident took place when a driver made a U-turn on an exit ramp after becoming lost. He has since been taken to the Jacobi Medical Center and has been listed in critical condition.
The officer had been on his 2001 Triumph motorcycle at the time. The woman who struck him was in a 2011 Toyota and has since been identified as a 26-year-old, who has since received a ticket for driving the wrong way.
The officer is currently being treated for traumatic injuries and the investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the injured officer whose life was risked in this serious and traumatic accident. Motorcycle accidents in New York are among some of the most critically injurious and fatal accidents that take place across New York every year. This is due to the fact that drivers are not always on the lookout for motorcycle accidents and they are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. It can be difficult to face the aftermath of one of these accidents alone, which is why it is essential to have a personal injury attorney on your side who understands what you are going through.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose have fully devoted themselves to those who have suffered at the hands of other parties in serious accidents. Far too often, serious motorcycle accidents take place that lead to harm to those involved and the injured victims have no idea where they can turn for the help they deserve. We are here for you during this challenging time. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at 212-779-0057 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. 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.