Chester, NY – Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Route 17
Chester, NY (June 10, 2019) – On Sunday, June 9th, a man sadly died in a serious motorcycle accident that took place along Route 17 in Orange County. The crash happened around 4:05 p.m. near Exit 27, according to state police.
Authorities have stated that 35-year-old Anthony Santiago, of Garnerville, lost control of the motorcycle he was riding for reasons that are currently under investigation. According to police, Santiago was traveling west along Route 17 and ultimately struck a guardrail on the northern side of the roadway.
Emergency medical crews were among the responders who arrived at the crash site, where Santiago was pronounced deceased. At this time, state police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to please call 845-782-8311 with any information. No further details have been provided.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our warmest thoughts and prayers are, first and foremost, extended to the loved ones of Anthony Santiago, as we can only hope they are able to cope with this tragic incident. Motorcycle accidents in New York are commonly fatal, as there is very little protection in place at the time of impact. While it may be terribly difficult, it is important for bereaved family members 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 another party or other entity such as a manufacturer. 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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