Category: Car Accidents - page 2

July 17, 2017

Deadly Cross-Over Accident on Grand Central Parkway Leaves One Dead and Eight Injured

Deadly Cross-Over Accident on Grand Central Parkway Leaves One Dead and Eight Injured

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..

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June 30, 2017

Happy 4th of July From Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP! Please Don’t Drink and Drive!

Happy 4th of July From Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP!  Please Don't Drink and Drive!

The partners and staff of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July holiday weekend! It is an unfortunate truth that the incidents of drunk driving in New York increase during holiday weekends such as the 4th of July. Please be careful and responsible..

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June 16, 2017

9 People Injured in Hell’s Kitchen Accident Resulting in SUV Jumping Curb

9 People Injured in Hell's Kitchen Accident Resulting in SUV Jumping Curb

A driver’s attempt to beat a red light resulted in a chain of collisions ending up with the SUV on the sidewalk and 9 people injured. According to CBS New York, the SUV accelerated through the light and contacted multiple vehicles prior to jumping the curb. Eyewitnesses report that the SUV struck one person on..

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June 8, 2017

Pedestrian Knockdown in Queens Leaves Mother and Two Children Injured

Pedestrian Knockdown in Queens Leaves Mother and Two Children Injured

Pedestrian knockdowns on New York sidewalks are a frightening experience for the victims because the accident usually comes out of nowhere when the victims believe they are in the relative safety of a sidewalk. As reported by CBS New York, a 2-year-old, a 3-year-old and their mother were hit by a car that jumped a..

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May 31, 2017

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed in Cross-over Collision on Route 78

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed in Cross-over Collision on Route 78

Cross-over accidents are often the most deadly and tragic type of motor vehicle accident because of the forces involved and their sudden, unexpected nature. On Tuesday morning, an off-duty Summit police officer, Matthew Tarentino, was on his way to work when the tragedy occurred. According to a report by CBS New York, a vehicle heading..

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May 23, 2017

Fatal Head-On-Collision on Route 22 in Putnam County

Fatal Head-On-Collision on Route 22 in Putnam County

On Tuesday afternoon at around 1:30pm, a fatal car accident occurred on Route 22 just north of the Milltown Road intersection in Brewster, New York. According to a report by the Chappaqua Daily Voice, one person was killed and two others were seriously injured as a result of this head-on-collision. The nature and extent of..

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April 7, 2017

Top 5 Things To Do If You Have Been Involved in a Truck Accident

Top 5 Things To Do If You Have Been Involved in a Truck Accident

Individuals who have been involved in a truck accident can suffer major injuries that will affect them for the rest of their lives. Due to the massive size of semis and 18 wheelers, truck accidents often inflict catastrophic injuries on the individuals involved, such as spinal cord fractures, amputations, brain injuries, or burns. Many of..

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March 28, 2017

Drunken Truck Driver Causes Deadly Accident on Cross Bronx Expressway

Drunken Truck Driver Causes Deadly Accident on Cross Bronx Expressway

An intoxicated driver of a semi-trailer truck took the life of a fellow driver on Monday night when his truck slammed into a 1997 Toyota sedan killing the 25-year old driver, Caesar Contreras of New Brunswick, New Jersey. CBS New York reported that the truck driver fled the scene but was later tracked down in..

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March 16, 2017

New York Should Pass Law Making It Illegal to Fail to Clear Snow and Ice From Your Car

New York Should Pass Law Making It Illegal to Fail to Clear Snow and Ice From Your Car

Winter time presents many hazards and increased chance of injury. Often, simple steps and precautions can be taken to minimize the risk of injury to yourself and others. If your car is covered in snow and ice, please take the time to clean your car thoroughly so as not to drive with chunks of snow..

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March 16, 2017

Brooklyn Woman Killed on Williamsburg Bridge in Accident Involving Intoxicated NYPD Officer

Brooklyn Woman Killed on Williamsburg Bridge in Accident Involving Intoxicated NYPD Officer

A crash on the Williamsburg Bridge left a 21-year old Brooklyn woman dead and a NYPD traffic enforcement agent facing criminal charges for vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, among other charges. According to a report by CBS New York, the accident involved a single vehicle traveling eastbound on the bridge at approximately 3:15am. The..

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