A Queens man was struck and killed by a driver who allegedly ran a stop sign hitting the pedestrian who was lawfully within the crosswalk according to a story published in the New York Daily News. https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-bmw-blows-stop-sign-kills-pedestrian-20191216-d73zuvbxdbdovpatkm2oz37aky-story.html Pedestrian accidents represent approximately half of the fatalities caused by traffic accidents in New York City. Despite city-wide..
Category: Car Accidents
Drunk driving continues to plague our country and state. This time, a drunk driver drove his vehicle into a troop of Boy Scouts on Sunday, September 30, 2018, just before 2:00pm. The accident occurred in Manorville, New York in Suffolk County on David Terry Road. According to a report by the Riverhead Patch, Boy Scout..
Many people often assume a motor vehicle accident always involves a car. While the majority of motor vehicle accidents in New York will involve a car, attorneys practicing in New York understand that motor vehicle accidents can and often do involve any number of different motor vehicles, as well as bicycles, in-line skaters and pedestrians. ..
Bus accidents are often among the most tragic and involved personal injury matters largely due to the number of people who are often injured as a result. Recently, the terrible crash involving the Canadian Junior ice hockey team from Humbodlt, Saskatchewan resulted in the deaths of 15 people and a number of other injuries. This..
Have you ever the expression that a car was “T-Boned” and wondered what it meant? A T-bone accident is one in which the front of a vehicle collides with the side of another vehicle. These collisions thus form the shape of a “T”. Such accidents are also commonly referred to as “side impact” collisions or..
Winter is that time of year which can bring its own unique circumstances that make accidents more likely and dangers more catastrophic. Of course, not all accidents are preventable, but there are steps that can be taken to minimize accidents and the potential impact on yourself and your family. Below are a list of 10..
Car accidents can have long term negative effects on injured individuals and their families. Victims of car accidents may face debilitating injuries, such as brain damage, burns, broken bones, amputations, and internal bleeding. The injuries suffered in car accidents may force the victims and their families to face a number of hardships, such as emotional..
An MTA bus and a tour bus collided in Flushing Queens this morning. As reported by CBS New York, the charter bus was heading east on Northern Boulevard when it struck the MTA bus attempting to turn right onto Northern Boulevard. Among the three dead are the driver of the charter bus, a passenger on..
The injuries suffered by a pedestrian who has been hit by a vehicle may permanently alter the course of their life. On Wednesday morning, an SUV lost control, jumped the curb and struck two pedestrians by the 66th Street- Lincoln Center subway entrance. According to the New York Daily News article, the accident occurred early..
Cross-over accidents resulting in head-on collisions are among the most serious types of motor vehicle accidents due to their unexpected suddenness and the forces typically involved. According to CBS New York, a cross-over accident on the Grand Central Parkway claimed the life of one person and left 8 others injured. According to this report,the accident..