Posted on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 at 3:50 pm
Port Crane, NY (June 23, 2019) – The Broome County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal bicycle accident on State Route 369 in Port Crane that took the life of a woman.
At the time, the female cyclist was riding on the shoulder of the highway when she was struck by a vehicle last night, June 22nd. The car was traveling northbound at the time and attempted to swerve out of its lane, but then struck the rider traveling in the opposite direction.
The driver was found at a residence about a mile from the scene because they did not stay there after the accident.
Eventually, police located the driver at a residence about 30 minutes after the bicyclist was struck. The driver was immediately taken into custody.
Police are still investigating the circumstances that caused the accident.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to take a moment to extend our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this horrific biking accident, with the hopes that they will be able to find peace and comfort at this time. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a bicycle accident that has caused a fatality, which is why we have handled these cases for many clients during one of the most challenging times in their lives.
If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal bicycle accident in New York and you know that the accident took place due to the negligence of another party, our attorneys at Hach & Rose are here to assist you in your desperate time of need. The pain that you must be feeling is deeply immeasurable and you might wonder how you can obtain compensation for a wide variety of losses. Please reach out to us at 212-779-0057 to find out 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.