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Yonkers, NY – Update: Names Released Regarding Fatal Motorcycle Crash with Vehicle on I-87

Yonkers, NY (June 3, 2019) – Police have released the names of those involved in the fatal two-vehicle crash involving a motorcyclist that took place on Saturday, June 1st. The crash happened along I-87 southbound at 1:44 a.m., where one person was reported to have lost their life.

According to authorities, 36-year-old Juan A. Rosario-Tiburcio, of Newark, NJ, was traveling in a 2015 BMW motorcycle when he attempted to pass a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta being driven by Raymond G. Gonzalez, 40, of Princeton, NJ. Gonzalez attempted to change into the right lane and Rosario-Tiburcio subsequently crashed into the passenger side of the Jetta. Rosario-Tiburcio was ejected from the motorcycle as a result of the impact.

Tragically, Rosario-Tiburcio was pronounced dead at the scene after the arrival of police and paramedics. Gonzalez was not injured in the incident. At this time, the official cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Yonkers, NY – Update: Names Released Regarding Fatal Motorcycle Crash with Vehicle on I-87

Our warmest thoughts and prayers are first and foremost extended to the loved ones of Juan A. Rosario-Tiburcio, as we can only hope they are able to cope with the results of this tragic incident. Motorcycle accidents in New York are often fatal, particularly when they occur at high speeds. While it may be terribly difficult, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may likely 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 a reckless or criminal party. We understand that there is nothing as difficult as attempting to move forward after the sudden loss of a loved one, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.

If you have lost a family member in a motorcycle accident due to reasons beyond the victims’ control, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.

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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.


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