Fatal Accident In Haverstraw

An accident in Haverstraw on Sunday led to the death of a motorcyclist. According to authorities the 44-year old man was driving his motorcycle North on Route 9W around 2:40 Pm on Sunday afternoon, when he struck a Dodge Caravan minivan carrying six people, none of whom were reported injured. The man slid under the van and when paramedics arrived they determined him to be dead at the scene from multiple blunt force trauma. According to Police Chief Charles Miller the van was making a left turn when the motorcycle hit the vehicle from the side. Miller stated that the accident is believed to have been caused by speed and the area’s terrain, which makes it hard to see or avoid objects over the hill. As of Sunday the name of the motorcyclist had yet to be released, as family had not been notified.

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