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Fatal Harley Crash On Turnpike

Just days following a fatal car-accident in nearby Levittown, Nassau County police report yet another deadly motor vehicle accident along the stretch of Hempstead Turnpike, in Farmingdale. 

 

According to police, at approximately 8:53 p.m. on Friday, April 25, a 52-year-old motorcyclist was headed westbound on Hempstead Tpke., when his 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a 1998 GMC Yukon that was headed eastbound. 

 

The driver of the SUV, 48, was attempting to make a left turn into 4747 Hempstead Tpke. at the time of the accident, police said. 

 

The motorcyclist was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 9:50 p.m. by hospital personnel. 

 

No arrests were made, as police felt “there is no criminality at this time.”

 

According to police, the Yukon was released from the scene after passing a brake and safety inspection. The motorcycle was impounded for safety checks. 

 

There were no other injuries reported at the scene.