Lindenhurst, NY – Man Died in Motorcycle Accident on Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY (January 27, 2019) – A man from Copiague identified as 29-year-old Marlon Meza was killed in a motorcycle accident involving another vehicle on the Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst.
At the time, Meza had been riding his Honda CRB 1000 around 10:37 a.m. this morning in the eastbound lanes of the highway when he collided with a westbound Mercedes as it was making a U-turn at the intersection with Catskill Avenue.
The driver of the Mercedes was identified as 69-year-old Daria Williams. She did not receive any injuries in the accident. Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.
Meza was originally transported to the Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip and was pronounced dead while there.
Detectives continue their investigation into the accident at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Every day, approximately 16 people are treated in hospitals for motorcycle accidents across New York. However, the reality is that a lot of motorcyclists will also lose their lives in these horrific accidents that take place at the hands of negligent parties who are not looking out for these vulnerable parties. Motorcyclists are about 37 times more likely to lose their lives in these accidents, which is why you need a motorcycle accident attorney on your side who understands these cases if you have lost a loved one in one of these tragic and unfortunate accidents.
As the victim of another person’s negligence, your loved one had many rights and you are able to compensate on their behalf. Losing someone close to you so unexpectedly can be one of the most life-changing things that you will ever endure and pose many challenges in your life. You should always seek the experienced help of an attorney at this time. At Hach & Rose, we understand how hopeless you might be feeling but you will never stand alone at this time. Contact us for more information at 212-779-0057 to find out how we can assist you.
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