May 22, 2024

Wrong Way Driver Kills Motorcyclist

Wrong Way Driver Kills Motorcyclist
Press Release

On Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the New York State Police responded to the Southern State Parkway in the area of exit 43A, Carlton Ave, Town of Islip, Suffolk County for reports of a wrong way driver.  The trooper was updated that the vehicle, a Blue 2004 Buick driving westbound in the eastbound lanes struck a 2005 Black Honda motorcycle driving eastbound. Motorcyclist operator, Hugo H. Cajamarca age 42 of Patchogue was ejected from the motorcycle. Both operators were taken to a nearby local hospital. The driver of the Buick suffered minor injuries; Cajamarca was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

This crash is under investigation and the State Police is asking for any witnesses or anyone with information to call (631) 756-3300.