A 29 year old man and a 27 year old woman died in two separate motorcycle crashes early Saturday night in New York City. The first motorcycle accident occurred in Brooklyn around 1:15 AM. The driver of the motorcycle tried to pass a van by squeezing between the parked cars and the van on Parkside Avenue near Park Circle. He lost control of his motorcycle and died in the hospital a few hours after the crash.
The second accident happened 40 minutes later in the Bronx. A 27 year old woman who was riding as a passenger on a bike driven by a 30 year old man was ejected from it after the driver lost control of the vehicle on Commerce Avenue near Newbold Avenue. The woman died and the driver suffered a broken jaw. Having ridden motorcycles for over 50 years the lack of foresight never ceases to amaze me. We all know riding bikes carries a multitude of risks from other drivers. Why compound it by riding foolishly.
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