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Goshen, NY – Peter Cotsis Killed in Bicycle Crash with SUV on Craigville Rd

Goshen, NY (June 26, 2020) – A bicyclist identified as Peter Cotsis, 62, of Chester, was struck and killed while riding a bicycle in the town of Goshen. Police said the fatal collision took place along Craigville Road at around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24th.

According to authorities, Cotsis was riding east when he was hit by a 2018 Nissan Rogue near the intersection with Johnson Road. The SUV continued along the roadway where it crashed into a stop sign and came to a rest on an embankment.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and performed CPR on Cotsis, however, he was pronounced deceased a short time later. Police officials in Goshen are investigating the events that led to this incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Peter Cotsis at this time.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in New York

Goshen, NY – Peter Cotsis Killed in Bicycle Crash with SUV on Craigville Rd

Over 4,300 people were either hurt or killed in New York bicycle accidents in 2018, according to data. The lack of protection in place for cyclists increases their likelihood of suffering major or even fatal wounds during a collision with a motor vehicle of any size. When a reckless driver or other entity is at fault for such an incident, it is then imperative to understand the immeasurable value of proficient representation.

Victims and their families often have many questions after devastating and unexpected accidents. In many cases, victims are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health and wellbeing. Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges victims face, mentally, physically, and financially, as they begin the recovery process. For this reason, our team provides invaluable resources and information to anyone who has been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions.

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