Queens, NY (November 13, 2020) – According to authorities in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, a man was struck and killed by a Bud Light tractor-trailer on Thursday morning, November 12th. It happened at the intersection of Astoria Boulevard and Crescent Street around 8:30 a.m.
Authorities with the Fire Department of New York said that a man was riding a moped when he was hit by the semi as it made a right turn. The victim was dragged underneath the truck and emergency crews were immediately dispatched to the scene.
The victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital with severe injuries. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.
The events that led to this incident are currently under investigation
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 motorcycle accident.
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Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New York
In 2018, at least 154 people died due to New York motorcycle accidents that occurred across the state, according to reports. Accidents involving motorcycles presently account for at least 15% of all traffic-related deaths in New York state. Many more such collisions frequently result in major injuries, particularly when a negligent operator is involved. While it can be overwhelming, it is important to know that as a victim or a bereaved loved one, you may have rights after suffering because of someone else’s negligence.
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