A 36-year-old motorcyclist was killed when his motorcycle was involved in a crash with a car in West Babylon. The victim, John Hart from nearby Lindenhurst, was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the car, 68-year-old Doris Wagner of West Babylon, was not injured in the crash.
According to Suffolk County police, Ms. Wagner was trying to make a left turn into a parking lot when her car collided with Mr. Hart's motorcycle. Ms. Wagner had been driving a 2002 Nissan Maxima northbound on Great East Neck Road when she attempted to make the left turn into the East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, located at 134 Great East Neck Road. Mr. Hart had been driving a 2011 Suzuki motorcycle southbound on Great East Neck Road when the collision occurred at around 4 p.m. on Friday.
Detectives impounded the vehicles for safety checks, and investigations continue.
Regardless of the outcome of the investigations, the horrific effects of the sudden fatal crash cannot be undone. Motorcycle accidents rarely have good outcomes. There are many serious injuries that stem from motorcycle accidents.. Its tragic consequences will forever haunt the family and friends of this man. While no one can bring back a loved one who is wrongfully killed or seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, the wrongful death lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy help families and victims protect the rights and recover after a tragic accident.
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