One man is dead and another injured after a motorcycle accident on the Cross Island Parkway.
According to the NYPD, on Sunday at approximately 5:36 a.m. police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a motorcycle accident northbound on the Cross Island Parkway near the Whitestone Expressway. Police found David Wilson, 27, of South Richmond Hill with severe trauma through his body. Emergency medical services responded to the scene and pronounced Wilson dead on arrival.
Through investigation, police found Wilson had been driving a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle traveling north on the Cross Island Parkway when he lost control of the bike and struck a barrier near the Whitestone Expressway. There was also a 27-year-old male passenger on the motorcycle who was taken to Queens General Hospital and is in stable condition with cuts around his body.
There were no other vehicles or people involved in the accident and the investigation is still ongoing, police said.
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