Queens, NY – Motorcyclist Loses Life in Crash on 165th Ave
Queens, NY (November 9, 2023) – The New York Police Department confirmed that 29-year-old Raiguel Tapia-Villar lost his life as a result of a motorcycle accident that occurred in Queens.
At around 1:20 a.m. on November 6, the police and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash that occurred on 165th Avenue in Howard Beach.
According to reports, Tapia-Villar was riding a motorcycle across the Joseph P. Addabo Memorial Bridge to Broad Channel. For unknown reasons, he was struck by a BMW SUV in the area of 165th Avenue. Authorities determined that the driver of the BMW was making a U-turn on the roadway in an area that had a posted no U-turn sign.
The motorcyclist was severely hurt in the crash. He was rushed to Jamaica Hospital, where he died from his injuries.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Raiguel Tapia-Villar.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Fatal automobile accidents can be quite devastating to deal with. Unfortunately, these accidents take the lives of hundreds of people in New York every year. Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable due to their lack of adequate protection during accidents. Unfortunately, the size of these vehicles can make it difficult for other drivers sharing the road to see them passing nearby.
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, your family may have legal options available to help you move forward. We strongly encourage you to reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Queens right away. Your attorney will be able to help you file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party to ensure they are held accountable. A wrongful death claim cannot only provide you with justice, but it can also help you obtain the financial resources needed to cover some of the losses and damages that you face. Taking quick legal action will provide you with the best chance of protecting your rights.
At Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., our dedicated team of New York motorcycle accident lawyers understands the challenges and hardships that come with a sudden and unexpected loss due to a fatal accident. For this reason, we remain committed to providing personalized attention and fearless representation for your case, fighting tirelessly for justice on your behalf.
Our top priority is helping you move forward toward closure while we take care of the legal aspects of your case. To get started by scheduling a free case evaluation, reach out to our New York personal injury law firm at 718-606-4099. Our experienced team at Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. is ready to be your voice in ensuring that you receive the compensation and support you deserve during this difficult time.
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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.