Amsterdam, NY – Update: Police Identify Glenville Motorcyclist Killed at Intersection
Amsterdam, NY (June 5, 2019) – Authorities have now released the identity of the motorcyclist who was tragically killed following a collision with another vehicle on Friday evening, May 31st. According to police, 28-year-old Dylan J. Eder, of Glenville, died from injuries he sustained in a crash that took place at the intersection of Route 5S and Route 30.
The collision was reported to have taken place at 6:22 p.m. as Eder was traveling westbound along Route 5S. The driver of a Subaru, identified only as an 83-year-old resident of Amsterdam, failed to yield the right of way to Eder and turned in front of the motorcyclist. Eder subsequently crashed into the Subaru.
Police and emergency medical crews were dispatched to the scene, including a medical helicopter that airlifted Eder to Albany Medical Center. Eder sadly succumbed to his injuries a short time later. The driver of the Subaru was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital to be evaluated and was ticketed for failure to yield, according to police.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our warmest thoughts and prayers are, first and foremost, extended to the loved ones of Dylan J. Eder, as we can only hope they are able to recover from this devastating incident. Motorcycle accidents in New York are commonly fatal, particularly when they occur at intersections or a high rate of speed. While it may be difficult, it is important for the bereaved family to understand that they may likely have significant 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 blatantly negligent party. We understand that there is nothing as difficult as attempting to move forward after the sudden 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 collision due to reasons beyond the victims’ control, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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