Clifton, NJ – UPDATE: Ahmed Bashir Injured in Motorcycle Crash on NJ-3
Clifton, NJ (May 17, 2020) – The identity of a man who was injured in a motorcycle crash in Clifton has been identified. On Saturday, May 16th, Ahmed Bashir, 35, of Paterson, New Jersey was involved in a crash with another vehicle at around 1:48 p.m. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of NJ-3 and Passaic Avenue.
Bashir was operating a 2017 Honda CBR motorcycle when he collided with a 2011 Honda CRV driven by Marilyn Basile, 59, Ridgewood, New Jersey. Bashir was reportedly injured in the collision. No further details on the accident have been released at this time.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with Ahmed Bashier and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
New Jersey is one of 18 states that experienced an increase in motorcycle fatalities in 2017. Across the country, there has been a decrease in motorcycle deaths, with 4,798 fatalities reported in 2017. In New Jersey, deadly motorcycle crashes increased, with 69 deaths in 2016 compared to 80 deaths in 2017.
Motorcyclists, even when they follow the necessary safety protocol, have little protection when colliding with a motor vehicle. Common road hazards like potholes, ice, cracks, or slick roads are a much greater risk for riders than drivers. Car crashes can leave riders paralyzed, as amputees, or with other types of permanent disability.
At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, our team of New Jersey motorcycle crash attorneys advocates for innocent riders who have faced injury and harm due to careless drivers. Insurance companies often try to close the case early, effectively eliminating any additional compensation you may be entitled to. If you’ve been injured by a negligent driver, call us today at (619) 231- 0724.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.