Babylon, NY (July 20, 2020) – Late on Sunday afternoon, July 19th, police and paramedics were dispatched to the scene of a collision between a motor vehicle and a bicyclist in Babylon Village. It was reported in the parking lot of a baseball field located on Locust Avenue at around 5:00 p.m.
Authorities say that a man identified as Kenneth David was riding a bicycle in the parking lot when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. Emergency crews responded to the crash site where they transported David to Good Samaritan Hospital. He suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries during the collision.
The driver involved returned to the scene approximately thirty minutes later where she was then identified as Michelle Delpezza. She was placed under arrest and is being charged with leaving the scene of an accident and DWI.
No further details have been made available.
Our thoughts are with Kenneth David and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Well over 4,300 bicyclists were found to have suffered a wide range of injuries from minor to devastating and even fatal due to their involvement in the numerous New York bicycle accidents that occurred in 2018. The absolute vulnerability of cyclists considerably increases the chances that a victim will suffer devastating injuries during a collision with a motor vehicle. When a reckless or otherwise absentminded motorist is the cause of suffering to you or a family member, it becomes directly important that you fully comprehend your rights that are protected by law.
Catastrophic bicycle accidents are frequently caused by no fault of the victim but by other people who engage in reactions such as unfocussed or intoxicated driving. Whether a person or other entity is liable for your suffering, it is essential to understand that there is no reason you should be burdened by the costs associated with a sudden collision. Issues such as the loss of wages and the price of hospitalization quickly add up, and there is absolutely no substitute for determined and compassionate representation that will fight for the compensation you deserve as soon as possible.
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