Posted on Saturday, June 29th, 2019 at 12:02 am
Cortlandt, NY (June 28, 2019) – Police stated that a motorcyclist was tragically killed in an accident that took place around 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening, June 27th, in the town of Cortlandt. The fatal collision occurred between the motorcycle and an unspecified vehicle along Kings Ferry Road.
According to authorities, the unidentified operator of the motorcycle was involved in an accident with a motor vehicle near Harper Avenue for reasons that have not been confirmed. Emergency medical crews were dispatched to the scene in the hamlet of Montrose shortly after the crash, where they sadly pronounced the motorcyclist deceased.
At this time, police are not providing the identity of the victim until loved ones can be notified, and no information has been reported concerning the other driver involved. Authorities are actively investigating the events that led to this incident.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our warmest thoughts and prayers are first and foremost extended to the loved ones of the victim, as we can only hope they are able to cope with this tragic accident. Motorcycle accidents in New York are often fatal, as there is generally very little protection in place at the time of a collision. While it may be extremely difficult, it is imperative for bereaved family members to know that they may have substantial rights at this time.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their careers to those who have suffered due to the actions of another party or other entity, such as a manufacturer. We understand that there is nothing as difficult as attempting to move forward following the unexpected 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 victim’s control, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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