Garden City, NY (August 16, 2020) – A bicyclist was killed in an accident involving an out-of-state utility truck in Garden City on Friday.
Per reports from police in Garden City, the truck slammed into seven vehicles on Stewart Avenue near Merchant Concourse, including the bicycle and another box truck. The utility truck severely damaged the box truck, and a red pick-up truck ended up crushed against the box truck as a result of the accident.
Investigators say the driver of the utility truck, 33-year-old Matthew Mummaw of Florida, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter, driving while ability impaired, leaving the scene of an accident, and reckless endangerment.
The identity of the bicyclist who was killed has not been released, and the accident remains under investigation at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family or families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
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Fatal Bicycle Accidents in New York
Per statistical research from the New York State Department of Health, car accidents are one of the most common causes of fatal injury for New Yorkers. Furthermore, 56% of these traffic fatalities involved a drunk or otherwise impaired driver. And when bicyclists hit the road across the state, they’re at a higher risk of injury or even death as a result of these accidents.
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