Male Motorcyclist Killed In Bath Car Accident By The Intersection of Geneva Street and Shannon Street
BATH, NEW YORK (January 20, 2020) – A 59-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a Bath car accident near the intersection of Geneva Street and Shannon Street.
Bath police officials are saying that the accident took place around 2:20 p.m. on January 18. A motorcyclist was involved in a collision with another vehicle under uncertain conditions.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. He was taken to the Davenport Medical Center with major injuries and later died at the hospital.
Liability For Bath Motorcycle Accidents
Far too many motorcyclists are killed or seriously injured every year in the United States. According to the National Safety Council, “Although motorcycles make up only 3% of all registered vehicles and 0.6% of all vehicle miles traveled in the United States, motorcyclists accounted for 14% of all traffic fatalities, 18% of all occupant fatalities, and 4% of all occupant injuries in 2020. ” There are many factors that could contribute to a motorcycle accident.
- Vehicle system failures
- Poor road conditions
- Distracted driving
A large number of collisions are due to speeding. The family of any person that is killed in a motorcycle accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Motorcycle Accident
Do you need more information about a Bath motorcycle accident? Our team of motorcycle safety advocates are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need more information about a crash we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.