Posted on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 6:24 pm
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY (July 4, 2019) – A man from Ronkonkoma was sadly killed in a motorcycle accident that happened around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday night, July 3rd. According to police, the crash occurred on the Long Island Expressway, near Exit 60 in Lake Ronkonkoma.
Police stated that a motorcyclist, identified as Eric Garrison, 46, was traveling west along the LIE when his motorcycle veered toward the side of the roadway for unknown reasons. Garrison ultimately struck a guardrail and subsequently crashed alongside the expressway.
Emergency medical technicians were promptly summoned to the crash site, where they transported Garrison to Stony Brook University Hospital. He was tragically pronounced deceased a short time later.
Authorities have not confirmed whether or not any other vehicles were involved. However, Garrison was the only one injured in the incident. Police are actively investigating the cause of this crash.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our warmest thoughts and prayers are, first and foremost, extended to the loved ones of Eric Garrison 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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