Amityville, NY (May 10, 2020) – Around 8:15 p.m. on Friday night, May 8, one person was seriously injured in a bicycle accident at an intersection in Amityville.
According to police, the collision took place at the intersection of New Highway and Walnut Road when the bicyclist was crossing the road and was struck by a 2001 Ford Escape. The driver was identified as a 21-year-old woman from Amityville.
The driver of the Ford and her two passengers did not sustain injuries. The unidentified bicyclist was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
At this time, police continue their investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Hundreds of bicyclists lose their lives and thousands are hospitalized following New York accidents. Bicyclists are at a higher risk of harm in the midst of an accident with a vehicle. This is due to the fact that they have few protections from harm against motor vehicles. If you have been injured in a New York bicycle accident due to the negligence of another party, it is imperative that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
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.
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