Motorcyclist Killed in Collision with Truck After Running Red Light in Westbury, Cops Say

Nicholas Cartier of East Farmingdale, 20, was transported to Nassau University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

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NCPD are investigating a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Sunday, July 02 in Westbury.

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Westbury, NY - July 3, 2017 - The Homicide Squad is investigating a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Sunday, July 02, 2017 at 8:34 am in Westbury.
 
According to detectives, a 20 year old male was operating a 1999 Yamaha motorcycle westbound on Union Avenue, when he passed a steady red traffic signal and collided into a 2000 International Harvester 4700 flatbed truck. The truck was travelling southbound on Grand Boulevard. 
 
The operator of the motorcycle, Nicholas Cartier of East Farmingdale was transported to Nassau University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 9:19 am by hospital staff. The 51 year old male driver of the flatbed truck was not injured. Both vehicles have been impounded for brake and safety checks.
 
This investigation is ongoing.