Brooklyn, NY – Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Gowanus Expressway

Lindenhurst, NY – Motorcyclist Struck by DUI Driver on W Hoffman Rd

Lindenhurst, NY (July 20, 2020) – An unidentified motorcyclist was struck by an allegedly intoxicated driver on Saturday night, July 18th. The collision occurred on West Hoffman Road in the town of Lindenhurst.

Police say that the victim was riding a motorcycle when he was hit by an unspecified vehicle between New York and Albany Avenues. The driver fled the scene where police and emergency medical technicians arrived a short time later.

The injured rider was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. The current condition of the victim was not made available.

Police officers located the driver involved and identified him as Elvis Lazo. He was placed under arrest and charged DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

No further information has been reported.

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

Motorcycle Accidents in New York

Lindenhurst, NY – Motorcyclist Struck by DUI Driver on W Hoffman Rd

In 2018, authorities reported a total of more than 150 people killed in New York motorcycle accidents throughout the state. Motorcycles accidents presently account for at least 15% of all vehicle-related fatalities across New York state, and many others are reported to end with severe injuries This is especially true when a seriously negligent or otherwise reckless party is the cause of the incident. Although it can be terribly devastating, it is imperative that victims and bereaved loved ones to know that they may likely have substantial rights to pursue during such a time.

It is an unfortunate fact that many times, motorcyclists go unobserved by other vehicle operators. Riders can sometimes be very hard to see, however, that is not a valid excuse for engaging in reckless actions while driving. In no way should victims or their family members be encumbered by the high costs of recovering from a sudden accident, particularly in the event that the accident was not caused by the victim but the actions of a reckless motorist.

Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free copy of their police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.

If you were injured in an accident that you believe was caused by a reckless, negligent, or careless party, or the intentional actions of another person, it is crucial that you obtain legal guidance to ensure your rights and best interest are protected early on. Contact Local Accident Reports at your earliest convenience by calling 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with a skilled and knowledgeable local injury accident attorney who can answer questions for you and provide information about your legal rights and options moving forward.

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