Motorcyclist Killed in Springs


A 28-year-old East Hampton resident was killed Sunday evening in a motor vehicle crash, according to a press release issued by the East Hampton Town Police Department.

Christian Bermeo was driving a 2013 Yamaha motorcycle southbound on Springs Fireplace Road around 5:11 p.m. when police said he was struck by a 2018 Honda driven by a 79-year-old woman from East Hampton. According to police, the driver of the car was traveling northbound on Springs Fireplace and attempted to turn left onto Cedar Ridge Drive at the time of the accident. Mr. Bermeo was ejected from the motorcycle, said police and struck a 2014 Nissan driving northbound on Springs Fireplace Road.

Police said Mr. Bermeo was transported by Springs Ambulance to Southampton Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the car was also brought to the hospital for an evaluation. The driver of the 2014 Nissan was not injured.

Police are asking anyone with information, call the East Hampton Town Police Detective Division at (631) 537-6989. All calls will be kept confidential.