Posted on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 9:50 am
Amsterdam, NY (June 2, 2019) – Police were called to investigate a fatal motorcycle accident at the intersection of Route 5S and Route 30.
According to police, the accident happened around 6:22 p.m. at the intersection when a motorcycle had been operated by a 28-year-old from Glenville and struck a vehicle. The vehicle was identified as a 2014 Subaru being driven by an 83-year-old man from Amsterdam.
Police say that the driver of the vehicle turned left in front of the motorcyclist, causing the two to collide with force. The motorcyclist, whose name has not yet been released, was immediately taken to the Albany Medical Center by medical helicopter and the driver of the Subaru was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.
The motorcyclist has since passed away due to his injuries. At this time, the investigation into the motorcycle accident is ongoing.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the motorcyclist whose life was taken prematurely in this serious accident. Motorcycle accidents are 37 times more likely than any other type of accident to lead to a fatality. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal motorcycle accident in New York, you have rights to compensation during this challenging time.
At Hach & Rose, our attorneys would like you to remember that you never stand alone after an accident. You and your family might be feeling confused as you grieve and attempt to cover the bills that pile up against you after losing a loved one, but you might be eligible to bring a wrongful death claim to cover the excruciating losses you have experienced. Our attorneys are here for you to answer any questions you might have. Please contact us at 212-779-0057 for more information.
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