BRONX, NY – A motorcyclist was partially decapitated after crashing his bike into the side of a car on Tuesday morning.
Surveillance video shows a 2019 Honda motorcycle speeding down White Plains Road around 6:50 a.m. on August 11. According to New York Daily News, a black Nissan Maximum had stopped on White Plains Road near Bartholdi Street to make a U-turn. The motorcyclist was unable to stop his bike before crashing into the Nissan’s driver-side door. The rider was ejected from his motorcycle and flew over the car, losing his helmet during the course of the collision. The force from the crash caused the Nissan to slam into a car parked nearby.
The police report that the motorcyclist’s head was almost completely detached from his body during the accident. He was pronounced dead on the scene. At this time, the police have not released any personal information about the rider.
The 60-year-old man driving the Nissan sustained a serious head injury during the accident. He was unconscious in his vehicle when the police arrived. Emergency personnel removed the Nissan’s door to safely extract the driver from the crushed vehicle. The man was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center where he is in critical condition.
The police are still investigating this fatal collision. However, the Nissan driver is not facing charges at this time.
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