Bronx, NY – Motorcyclist Hit by Car, Ejected on Bronx River Pkwy near E 233rd StNY/NJ Legal News
Bronx, NY (April 24, 2023) – A motorcyclist was hit by a vehicle on a roadway in the Williamsbridge area of the Bronx on the afternoon of April 24. At approximately 2:23 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision to render aid.
Reports show the incident took place on the Bronx River Parkway near East 233rd Street. A motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle and thrown from their bike. Police, fire crews, and EMTs responded. Information provided by NYC Emergency Management shows that all lanes of the parkway were closed due to the crash.
The NYC Collision Investigation Squad also responded to the scene, confirming severe or fatal injuries resulting from the accident.
At this time, the motorcyclist has not been identified. Police in the Bronx continue to investigate.
New York Motorcycle Accidents
On average, the United States sees millions of car accidents per year. These accidents happen for a multitude of different reasons, however, negligent driving is the most prevalent cause of car wrecks across the nation. Drivers who are intoxicated, distracted, and/or fatigued should never operate their vehicles. It is important to remain alert, aware, and awake while operating your motor vehicle. This is for the safety of everyone involved.
Sometimes, motorcycles become involved in collisions. Each year, more than 3,300 motorcycle crashes happen throughout the nation. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents almost always happen due to the actions of drivers who fail to yield the right of way.
If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle collision, you are all too aware of how difficult the aftermath can be, especially if the accident resulted in injuries or fatalities. Although you may be feeling alone after sustaining injuries in an accident, you are far from it. As New York car accident statistics reveal, thousands of people sustain injuries in severe New Jersey car crashes each year.
In fact, an article from Forbes magazine said New York is home to some of the nation’s worst drivers. In one recently recorded year, hundreds of thousands of car crashes occurred in the Empire State. Of those accidents, tens of thousands of people were injured, and thousands lost their lives.
When you or a loved one were hurt in a car crash, it’s important to be able to determine whether it was caused by another person. If you know it was the fault of another person, you should speak with a car accident lawyer. A motorcycle accident lawyer in the Bronx can help you recover if you were hurt by driver negligence.
At Metro Law, our car crash attorneys have been providing injured accident victims and their loved ones with the services and assistance they require to fully recover after they’re injured in collisions. No one can ever be prepared for the difficult aftermath of a severe accident. We can help you get the right doctors for your injuries, mental health support if needed, and more. We will negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance company for you, so you don’t have to worry about how you’ll cover all the costs related to your crash.
Contact our law firm at (800) 469-6476 to explore legal options available for you.