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Crash in Hicksville Kills Cyclist

Posted on Jul 07, 2016

An accident involving an SUV and a bicyclist left one woman dead in Nassau County in the town of Hicksville on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Nassau County Police, the accident occurred at approximately 2:40 p.m. when Cari Widmyer, 43 and her father were riding their bicycles northbound on the side of New South Road. The two cyclists were struck by a Ford Explorer that was headed southbound.  The SUV then hit a northbound Nissan Altima and then a house.  

Cari Widmyer was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash and her 72-year old father was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for a knee injury

The driver and passenger inside the SUV were both treated for minor injuries.  The driver of the Nissan Altima was uninjured in the accident.

The SUV has been impounded by Homicide Squad and the investigation is ongoing.  The driver of the SUV has not been charged.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or has tragically lost their life in an automobile accident, you need the services of an experienced law firm who will fight to hold those responsible accountable and to look after your interests and your family.  

If you live in the Long Island area, contact the law offices of Goldstein and Bashner today.  We have 40 years of combined experience in bicycle accident and personal injury lawsuits in the New York courts and we will be there to represent and to fight for you as well.   

We will be here to answer any questions you may have and will carefully go over every aspect of your case with you. We want to help you recover the maximum amount of compensation which may include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, punitive damages, or even final expenses.

Contact us today at 516-222-4000 to schedule a free consultation regarding your accident case.

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