Manhattan, NY – Moped Rider Hurt in Crash on FDR Dr

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Manhattan, NY - Moped Rider Hurt in Crash on FDR Dr

Manhattan, NY (April 8, 2024) – On Sunday, April 7, a moped rider was injured after a collision in the Manhattan area. The accident was reported on FDR Drive near Rutgers Street late that day around 5 p.m. Local reports indicated that the man was riding a moped with a crew of other riders when he collided with a Honda Pilot on the elevated southbound lanes. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. The injured rider was transported to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition. The driver of the Honda refused medical attention from responding paramedics. All southbound lanes on the roadway were temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. No further information on the incident is currently available at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Moped Accidents in New York

Manhattan, NY - Moped Rider Hurt in Crash on FDR DrUnfortunately, certain roadway users have less protection in the event of a crash. A moped rider is more exposed to the danger of the road, and crashes involving these vehicles are far more likely to cause severe injuries. An estimated 40 percent of injuries from moped crashes include bone fractures, and statistics show that roughly 90 percent of riders do not have any insurance coverage. Motorcycle crashes account for an excessive number of fatalities on American roads. According to statistics, motorcycle riders are almost 28 times more likely to be killed in a crash, and nearly 80 percent of motorcycle crashes result in fatalities or serious injuries. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a moped accident, you may be able to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a skilled lawyer. 

Your very way of life can be on the line after a serious crash. The steps you take are important in your recovery. A trained Manhattan motorcycle crash lawyer can help you during this difficult time. Contact the offices 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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