Bicyclist Sustains Serious Injuries After Car Crash in North Amityville, NY
North Amityville, NY – A bicyclist suffered serious injuries after a collision with a car driven by a 19-year old North Amityville woman heading southbound on New Highway, at the intersection of Walnut Road.
Around 8:15 p.m. of May 8, the bicyclist, who has not yet been identified, was crossing New Highway from Walnut Road when it crashed into a 2001 Ford Escape, according to Suffolk Police. The victim was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for treatment.
Victims of bicycle accidents involving a motor vehicle may suffer devastating injuries. Cyclists have a greater risk of enduring severe physical injury as compared to motor vehicle users, due to the lower risk of protection a bicycle offers. If you or a loved one have been injured in any type of accident, seek legal advice from the NYC lawyers at Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C. Feel free to contact their Hauppauge office for a free and confidential consultation at (631) 390-0001 or book an appointment here.
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