NORTH SALEM, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY – Authorities are investigating a wrong-way collision that killed a motorcycle rider in Westchester County last weekend.
The New York State Police issued a news release on the accident that occurred Saturday afternoon on Titicus Road in North Salem at about 2:30 p.m.
According to police from the Somers barracks, 70-year-old Edward J. Carroll III was driving a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle east on Titicus Road about a third of a mile east of Oakridge Road. For unknown reasons, Carroll entered the westbound lanes where he collided head-on with a 2007 BMW SUV.
Carroll, a resident of Old Greenwich, Connecticut, was pronounced dead at the scene by Westchester Paramedics. No other injuries were reported.
State police and the Westchester Medical Examiner’s Office were at the scene for the crash investigation. The roadway was shut down in both directions between Delancey Road and Oakridge Road following the incident.
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