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UPDATE: Motorcycle Accident on Portion Rd Not Fatal

Police respond to second motorcycle accident in three days on Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma.

Update: Suffolk Police are reporting that the accident between a motorcycle and a van on Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma was not a fatal one. More details have not yet been revealed regarding the cause, or the names of those involved. Police did not have an update on the condition of either the driver of the van or the motorcycle.

Emergency responders rushed to the scene of yet another motorcycle accident in Lake Ronkonkoma, this time on Portion Road and Hawkins Avenue.

Hawkins was closed in both directions and the eastbound lanes of Portion Road were closed to traffic as rescuers worked at the scene. Some reports claim the accident had serious injuries, but police would not confirm that information at this time.

Patch will have more on this story as it develops. On Monday evening, , a 2007 graduate of Sachem North High School was killed while riding his motorcycle at the intersection of Express Drive North and Pond Road.  That accident is still under investigation.

jwb August 09, 2012 at 01:37 AM
after 40+ years of riding..I quit about 2 years ago and sold my bike...just too dangerous anymore...
Brian August 09, 2012 at 03:18 AM
I read this as I watch the kids in my 11738 hood fly up and down my street pulling wheelies on their motorcycle while chasing their friends who are illegally on a quad. Between that and the reckless driving on the LIE and other major roads by motorcycle riders, I'm at the point to say change the licensing to make it at minimium 25+ to legally ride one in NYS.
Toni August 09, 2012 at 09:29 PM
It was actually an older gentleman who hit a car on his bike then tried to run, so after being involved with the hit and run he ran a red light and was hit by a van. People seeing it were probably like oh poor biker, or oh the van must have ran the light but nope. He drove his harley like a idiot and look what happened. Smh.
Michael August 09, 2012 at 11:09 PM
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Michael August 09, 2012 at 11:12 PM
I saw the whole thing. The man on the motorcycle went right threw the red light. He was coming from a bar on hawkins avenue. Hopefully the police crack down on all these people drinking and driving. Does anyone know if there were any arrests made?

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