Car and Motorcycle Crash near Staten Island, New York: 1 Killed and 2 Injured
A car hit two motorcycles near Staten Island, New York on Monday evening killing one biker and injuring two others.
The car, Volkswagen Jetta hit motorcycles sending two people off their motorbike along the pavement for around 20 feet.
The car didn’t stopped there but ran over the second bike, thus crushing the rider underneath to death.
According to Nick Prada, who was the eyewitness of car-motorcycle accident said that it sounded like an explosion, and then both car and bike engulfed into fire ball within few seconds.
The car finally stopped by a chain-link fence and a cement barrier at Whitehall and South Sts.
The driver passed the alcohol breath test according to the cops, but still faces charges.
Another eyewitness said that, the car hit the motorcycles from behind and stopped only after ramming the wall.
Michael Miller, a ferry worker, said that driver of Jetta was a 31-year-old white man, who looked disoriented after the accident, and he was being helped from his car. Miller recalled that the Jetta driver kept looking around asking, ‘Where am I?’ and ‘What happened?'” .
The dead motorcyclist were pulled from under the Jetta by the cops and placed near the car until crime scene investigators arrived.
News Update by : New York Motorcycle Accident Attorney