Soundview, Bronx, NY (May 20, 2020) – A man was killed in a crash after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a vehicle on Wednesday morning, May 20th. The fatal crash occurred on Bruckner Boulevard in the Soundview section of the Bronx at around 5:00 a.m.
According to police, 25-year-old Simon Tavarez was riding a Yamaha motorcycle westbound when he was rear-ended by a Toyota Corolla. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they transported Tavarez to Jacobi Medical Center. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.
The driver of the Corolla, a 43-year-old woman, remained at the scene. No charges have been filed at this time. The incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Simon Tavarez at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Statistics that were reported in 2018 showed that at least 154 people died due to New York motorcycle accidents across the state. Collisions involving motorcycles currently account for roughly 15% of all traffic-related deaths in New York. Many more such accidents end with major injuries, especially when a negligent driver is involved. While it can be overwhelming, it is important to know that as a victim or a bereaved loved one, you may have substantial rights, moving forward.
Victims and their families often have many questions after devastating and unexpected accidents. In many cases, victims are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health and wellbeing. Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges victims 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 an accident as a result of another person’s actions.
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