Commack, NY – Motorcyclist Dies in Crash at Commack Rd & Jericho Tpke

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Commack, NY - Motorcyclist Dies in Crash at Commack Rd & Jericho Tpke

Commack, NY (May 14, 2024) – On Monday, May 13, a motorcyclist was killed after a collision in the Commack area. The fatal accident took place at the crossing of Commack Road and Jericho Turnpike that afternoon around 4:15 p.m. Local reports indicated that a motorcycle and a Volkswagen were involved in the crash.

The 22-year-old motorcyclist was traveling near the intersection when they collided with the Volkswagen for unknown reasons. The other driver was reportedly turning into a parking lot at the time of the incident. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid. The injured rider suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The area was temporarily closed while local authorities worked to clear the road. No further information on the fatal accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

New York Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

Commack, NY - Motorcyclist Dies in Crash at Commack Rd & Jericho TpkeMotorcycles are far from safe, even for the most experienced riders. Many drivers neglect to yield to motorcycle riders on the road, which can lead to disastrous and sometimes deadly collisions. According to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDH), there are an estimated 4,458 motorcycle-related emergency room visits reported every year, and 1,558 individuals receive treatment for related injuries in New York hospitals. An estimated 141 motorbike riders in the state are killed in crashes in the state on average. Because riders are so exposed when driving, these kinds of accidents are significantly more likely to result in catastrophic injuries and financial losses. If someone close to you is killed in a motorcycle crash, you must be able to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a qualified lawyer.

Dealing with the aftermath of a deadly motorcycle crash is never easy. It is important that you are able to consult with a qualified Commack motorcycle accident lawyer to pursue a strong wrongful death claim. Contact the legal team of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP today at (516) 774-3635 to get started on your case.

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Disclaimers: To promote safety and prevent tragic accidents, we urge individuals in our community to drive slowly and cautiously. This news article is not intended as a solicitation for business. Any information provided should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Additionally, please note that the photo used in this post is not from the location of the collision.

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