- July 17, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Queens, NY – A collision involving two motorcycles and a vehicle occurred on Sunday, July 17, 2022. The crash happened just after 1 p.m. at Beach 45th Street and Beach Channel Drive.
According to police, the motorcyclists were struck by the vehicle. A 33-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured and taken to the hospital. The rider of the other motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are investigating the cause of this collision.
Unfortunately, over 80,000 motorcyclists are injured in accidents each year in the United States. Anyone injured in a motorcycle accident should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Police accident report
- Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Accident history at this intersection
- Evaluation if road is striped per code
- Inspection of road conditions and signage
- Inspection of intersection
- Any video from homes located on this intersection
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle accidents and have found that some common causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Disobeying traffic laws
- Alcohol or drug use
- Texting and driving
- Inexperienced driving
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.
Location of Crash – Beach 45th Street and Beach Channel Drive