Bronx, NY (July 2, 2021) – On Thursday evening, July 1, a man was killed in a bicycle crash on a roadway in the Bronx.
According to police, the accident happened on East 156th Street around the intersection with Brook Avenue. Police confirmed that 67-year-old Aloime Zamora-Castillo was riding an e-bike headed westbound in the area when a vehicle traveling southbound collided with him. Police initially received calls about a pedestrian struck by a vehicle but confirmed that he was on the e-bike at the time.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene. Zamora-Castillo was seriously injured and pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Bicyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm when it comes to accidents. Many bicyclists are injured or killed every year in the state of New York. Between June and August of 2019, it was estimated that approximately eight people lost their lives in these horrific accidents and many others were injured. The aftermath of a bicycle accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Drivers are constantly expected to watch out for bicyclists, especially at intersections where it is not easy to see bicyclists who are at particular risk. If you have lost somebody you love in a bicycle crash, it is important that you seek the help of a legal advocate who has handled these claims in the past.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon from you in a New York bicycle accident. However, this is the reality that many families are faced with every single year. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you can afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Losing somebody you love in a bicycle accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured, leaving you to feel both helpless and alone. Families are urged to seek the immediate help of a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you and your family after you have suffered losses due to a bicycle accident. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a crash on your own. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you and your family after you have lost somebody you love. If you have suffered these losses, you need an attorney on your side who will listen to you and offer you the resources you need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can assist you.
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