On Tuesday, March 09, 2021, at 0956 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision on the northbound Major Deegan Expressway, between the 233rd Street and McClain Avenue exits, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival police observed a 58-year-old male victim with severe trauma to his head and torso.
EMS also responded and transported the victim to Montefiore Medical Center North, where he was pronounced deceased.
Preliminary investigation determined that the victim was operating a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle and was traveling northbound on the Major Deegan Expressway in the middle lane, when he attempted to pass traffic by driving into the left lane, colliding with a DOT barrier truck attenuator, which was stopped in the lane.
The investigation is ongoing by the New York City Police Department’s Highway Patrol Collision Investigation Squad.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
33 Stratford Road
White Plains, NY 10603
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.