Washington Heights, NY (June 17, 2020) – Police have stated that a motorcyclist was struck and injured by an unspecified vehicle in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. The collision happened late Tuesday night, June 16th, at the intersection of St. Nicholas Avenue and West 173rd Street.
Officials with the New York Police Department said that the motorcyclist was hit at the intersection just shortly before midnight. The impact of the crash caused the victim to become wedged beneath the vehicle.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene a short time later and transported the victim to a local hospital. His current condition has not been confirmed. NYPD investigators are working to establish the events that led to this incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
In 2018, a total of 154 riders were killed during New York motorcycle accidents with other vehicles across the state, according to reports. Sudden crashes that involve motorcyclists have accounted for approximately 15% of all traffic-related deaths across New York state. Many of these accidents end with terribly severe injuries or death, particularly when a negligent party is at fault. While it can be overwhelming, it is essential for victims to know that they have the right to pursue compensation after suffering because of someone else’s behavior.
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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