Lake Grove, NY (July 24, 2020) – According to police, a man was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle while riding a bicycle in the town of Lake Grove. The fatal accident happened early on Friday morning, July 24th, at the intersection of Middle Country and New Moriches Roads.
Authorities say that a man identified as 61-year-old Peter Ferntinos, of Nesconset was riding a bicycle in the vicinity of Smith Haven Mall when he was hit by an unspecified vehicle at around 2:00 a.m. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene Ferntinos was pronounced deceased.
At this time, there has been no information released on whether or not any charges will arise. Investigators are working to establish the cause of this incident.
We would like to offer our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this bicycle accident.
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Bicycle Accidents in New York
Over 4,300 bicyclists were found to have suffered various injuries ranging from minor to fatal after their involvement in the many New York bicycle accidents that occurred throughout 2018. The sheer vulnerability of cyclists dramatically increases the likelihood that a victim will suffer devastating injuries in a collision with a vehicle. When a reckless or driver is the cause of your suffering or the suffering of a loved one, it is important to understand that you do not deserve to be held accountable for the immensely high costs that follow.
Victims and their families often have many questions after being seriously injured in a devastating and unexpected bicycle collision. In many cases, injured bicyclists are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health, wellbeing, and lifestyle.
Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges injured riders and their families 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 a serious New York bicycle accident as a result of another person’s actions.
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