Islip, NY – Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Southern State Pkwy

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Written by Jeremy Schiowitz

Personal Injury Lawyer at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson, LLP.

Over 20 years of experience in Personal Injury.

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Islip, NY - Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Southern State Pkwy

Islip, NY (May 23, 2024) – On Tuesday, May 21, one person was killed after a collision in the Islip area. The deadly accident was reported on Southern State Parkway near Exit 43 around 10:27 p.m. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to provide the necessary aid to the involved parties. 

Images from the scene showed a motorcycle on its side and a passenger car facing the wrong direction on the roadway. Attending medical personnel treated the involved parties, and those needing additional treatment were later hospitalized. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. One person suffered fatal injuries in the accident. The identities of the involved parties have not been provided. No further information on the crash is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing accident investigation. 

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

Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in New York

Islip, NY - Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Southern State PkwyEven the most seasoned motorcyclists know that riding motorcycles is far from safe. Many motorists fail to stop for motorcyclists on the road, which can result in tragic and occasionally fatal crashes. An estimated 4,458 motorcycle-related ER visits are reported annually, and 1,558 people receive treatment for related injuries in New York hospitals, according to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDH). Every year, an estimated 141 riders are killed in crashes in the state. These kinds of accidents are much more likely to inflict catastrophic injuries and financial losses because riders are so exposed on the road. You have to be able to seek a wrongful death claim with the help of a trained lawyer in the event that a loved one dies in a motorbike accident. 

Due to the severity of the injuries and damages associated with motorcycle accidents, it is even more important that you are ready to partner with a qualified Islip motorcycle crash lawyer. The trained legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP has a proven history of helping crash victims pursue successful recoveries. Call us today at (516) 271-3617. 

Notes: Our accident news pieces are compiled using secondary sources such as police and fire accident reports, news reports, newspaper articles, and first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. At Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP., we have not independently verified the information regarding these accidents. If you believe any information provided is inaccurate, please contact our firm immediately for correction. Additionally, if you wish to have a post removed from our website, please inform us, and we will comply with your request.

Disclaimer: 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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