Bellmore, NY – Motorcycle Collision with Tractor-Trailer Claims Life
Bellmore, NY (October 22, 2018) – According to local police in Bellmore, one person has died due to injuries they suffered after a motorcycle collided with a tractor-trailer late Sunday afternoon. The deadly mishap was reported to have taken place just shortly before 4:00 p.m. on Sunrise Highway.
The incident took place when the unidentified 44-year-old motorcyclist was unable to come to a complete stop on the roadway as he was riding behind a large commercial tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer, also a gas tanker, was stopped in the street when the victim crashed into the rear-end.
Police along with emergency medical professionals were on the scene shortly after the accident on Sunrise Highway, just a little bit east of Newbridge Road. Authorities confirmed that the motorcyclist died of his injuries, however, it was not sated as to whether or not he was pronounced dead at the scene or a short time later. The driver of the tractor-trailer was reported to have suffered smoke inhalation as a result of the crash.
No further details have been provided at this time. Authorities are currently conducting a thorough investigation of this collision.
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We would like to extend our deepest and most genuine condolences to the loved ones of the victim during this devastating and catastrophic time. Motorcycle accidents in New York are often severely injurious or fatal. Our New York accident attorneys believe heartily that all drivers should be reminded to pay extra attention while driving.
Negligent actions are frequently the cause for these types of collisions, and they are preventable. We at Hach & Rose are dedicated to working on behalf of victims whose lives were taken by the actions of a careless driver. If you have lost a loved one in a New York motorcycle accident, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you.
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