Albany, NY (May 29, 2020) – The driver of a pickup truck was charged with unlicensed driving and failure to yield the right of way after colliding with a motorcyclist in the city of Albany. The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, May 28th, at the intersection of Central and North Lake Avenues.
Investigators said that a pickup truck attempted a left turn at the intersection where it cut in front of the path of a motorcycle. The driver remained at the scene as police and paramedics arrived to assist the victim.
The motorcyclist was transported to Albany Medical Center with broken bones but all injuries appear to be non-life threatening.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Accidents that involve a motorcycle rider account for approximately 15% of all traffic accident-related deaths across New York state. In fact, 2018 saw 154 people killed during New York motorcycle accidents, according to reports. If not death, many such accidents end with major injuries, especially when a seriously negligent motorist is at fault. While it can be overwhelming, it is important for victims and their families to know that they may have significant rights during this time.
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