26 Sep 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Long Island, NY (September 26, 2023) – A bicyclist has died as a result of an automobile collision that took place on Monday in Central Islip. The accident was reported to the Suffolk County Police Department at around 6:30 a.m. on September 25.

Reports from NYPD show that 65-year-old Felix Cesi Oliva Cruz was riding a bicycle in the area of East Suffolk Avenue and Lowell Avenue during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, he was struck by a small dark-colored SUV and a white sedan.

The two vehicles continued eastbound on the roadway.

The bicyclist was fatally hurt in the accident. He was pronounced deceased due to his injuries by the Suffolk County Police Department.

At this time, the crash is being investigated.

Our sympathies are with the family of Felix Cesi Oliva Cruz.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in New York

Fatal bicycle wrecks take the lives of thousands of people across the United States each year. Regrettably, our state sees its fair share of these crashes occur. When drivers are too busy with their phones, speeding, or otherwise negligent while behind the wheel, they are less likely to see individuals traveling on two wheels nearby.

When innocent victims lose their lives as a result of fatal collisions, families are often forced to deal with overwhelming consequences. We see countless families forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, medical costs, and more. Dealing with these and other expenses can be incredibly challenging.

During this difficult time, it is important for families to take legal action immediately. Seeking guidance from a reputable Long Island wrongful death lawyer can provide your family with the necessary support to navigate this difficult time and pursue legal action against the negligent party. A skilled legal team will work tirelessly to secure you just compensation for your damages, giving you some sense of closure and justice for your loved one’s untimely passing.

At Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we understand the devastating impact that losing a loved one in a bicycle accident can have on a family. For this reason, our experienced New York personal injury lawyers are dedicated to offering compassionate and skilled legal guidance every step of the way during this difficult time. With decades of experience handling complex wrongful death claims, we have the knowledge and resources to fight for your rights and seek maximum compensation for your loss. If you find yourself in need of legal representation after the loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident, contact our New York personal injury law firm by calling 718-606-4099 for a free consultation.

Notes: When writing these accident news pieces, our writers rely on secondary sources. These sources are comprised of police and fire accident reports, news reports, and newspaper articles, as well as first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. Because of this, our team at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. has not independently validated the information regarding this accident. Please get in touch with our company to have any inaccurate information corrected right away. Please let us know if you want the post to be taken down from our website, and we will do our best to comply.

Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.