Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

Police conducted their investigation into the fatal accident at 1980 E. Tremont Avenue this past Sunday afternoon.
Photo by Edwin Soto

A 25-year-old man died in motorcycle accident in Parkchester over the weekend.

According to police, George Gonzalez was driving his white sports bike to visit a friend on Sunday, August 21 on East Tremont and Unionport avenues.

At 3:30 p.m., Gonzalez attempted to pass a Honda Accord at 1980 E. Tremont Avenue, but instead clipped its rear bumper before colliding into a double parked tow truck.

The motorcyclist, who sustained a large gash on his stomach and back trauma, was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center where he died.

Gonzalez leaves behind a six-year-old daughter.

The car’s driver stayed at the accident scene and was not issued any summonses.

Police said, the tow truck driver received a summons for double parking.

Gonzalez’s sports bike, helmet and other possessions were scattered iacross rain-covered pavement.
Photo by Edwin Soto

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