West Hempstead Crash Kills Motorcyclist

A 22-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle was involved in a crash with a car in West Hempstead shortly after midnight Wednesday.

Nassau County police said Christopher Louros was riding a Suzuki motorcycle westbound on Hempstead Turnpike when he collided with a Mercedes Benz 350 that was making a U-turn at the corner of Morton Avenue at 12:08 a.m.

The Mercedes then hit an unoccupied parked Honda Pilot but the driver was not injured.  Louros was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead

Homicide Squad detectives impounded the vehicles but did not charge the surviving driver.

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Timothy Bolger is the Editor in Chief of the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.