North Hempstead, NY – Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Northern State Parkway
North Hempstead, NY (June 1, 2019) – Police were called to the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash that took place on the Northern State Parkway. The accident took place around 12:56 a.m.
According to a police investigation, the accident took place when a 2018 Ducati motorcycle had been traveling westbound on the highway at a high rate of speed. It suddenly ran into the back of a 2015 Acura, which had been traveling westbound at the time.
The operator of the motorcycle was identified as 41-year-old Rony Lopez. He was ejected from his motorcycle. When paramedics arrived at the scene of the crash, they transported him to the Winthrop Hospital, where he passed away due to his injuries.
The operator of the Acura was identified as 49-year-old Amara Mirza. She and two occupants in her vehicle were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are still investigating the accident and speaking with witnesses at this time.
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Our most sincere condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the motorcyclist whose life was taken in this accident. We realize how quickly a motorcycle accident can turn into an injurious or fatal event, especially due to the fact that motorcyclists have very few protections from harm. As the family of a victim, you have a right to bring a wrongful death claim for compensation on behalf of your loved one.
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