Posted on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 8:44 am
Newburgh, NY (June 2, 2019) – Around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, a fatal motorcycle accident took place at the intersection of Route 300 and Stewart Avenue.
The crash, according to authorities who arrived at the scene of the accident, took place in the area of the Thruway ramp and involved a taxi and a motorcycle.
Police did not identify the victim, as next-of-kin notification is pending. Emergency services personnel were observed giving CPR to the victim, identified only as a male, who reportedly died at the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
With the weather looking up, motorcycle accidents will continue to happen more and more throughout the season. We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this serious motorcycle accident, as we understand how difficult this must be for you. These accidents are commonly fatal due to the nature of the accident and the fact that motorcyclists have few protections from harm. It is important for the bereaved family to understand that, following one of these accidents, you have many significant rights to compensation.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their careers to those who have suffered at the hands of a negligent party due to outright reckless acts. There is nothing as overwhelming as having to face the stressful aftermath of an accident, especially one where a loved one’s life has been taken prematurely. We are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you have in your time of need. Please reach out to us at 212-779-0057 for more information on how we can assist you.
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