Category: Traffic Accidents - page 3

October 7, 2016

The Top 12 Things You Need To Do If You Have Been in a Car Accident

The Top 12 Things You Need To Do If You Have Been in a Car Accident Car accidents are a common occurrence in New York. Statistics from 2014 show that there were approximately 300,000 car accidents that year. Over 250,000 of them were reported to the police and nearly 120,000 of them resulted in an..

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October 7, 2016

The Pedestrian Knockdown – 48-Year Old Man Critically Injured in Brooklyn Intersection Accident

A 48-year old man was struck while crossing the street on Atlantic Ave. at Norwood Ave. in Cypress Hills at about 7:49 p.m Thursday evening. The New York Daily News reported that the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and the victim was transported to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition. Further details were..

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October 6, 2016

Three Fatal New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accidents Overnight

New Jersey experienced three fatal motor vehicle accidents last night in separate incidents reported on their roadways. The details of each accident remain under investigation, but a report in the Brick, NJ Patch confirms that tow of the fatal accident occurred on the Garden State Parkway, while the other occurred on I-295. The Garden State..

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September 15, 2016

Out of Control Truck Crashes Into Citibank in Brooklyn

Three people were injured when on out-of-control truck plowed through the window of a Citibank in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn near Ralph Avenue on Thursday morning. According to a report by the New York Post, the injuries did not appear to be serious. The cause of the accident is unknown a this time. Individuals..

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September 8, 2016

Fatal Car Accident in Suffern Results in the Death of 17-Year Old Yeshiva Student

A group of Yeshiva students were standing outside their dormitory last night when on off-duty police officer plowed into them after side-swiping another vehicle. In a report by CBS New York, a vehicle was turning into a driveway when the off-duty officer attempted to pass. Contact was made between the vehicles and the passing vehicle..

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August 31, 2016

Queens Accident Kills 3 and Injures 10

A multi-vehicle chain reaction crash on Wednesday resulted in thee deaths and 10 injuries according to a report by the New York Daily News. A driver of a motor vehicle lost control and hit a guardrail on a Long Island Expressway exit ramp in Queens. The vehicle was split in half and caused a multi-vehicle..

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August 25, 2016

Pokemon Go Takes Distracted Driving to a Lethal Level

Distracted driving, usually thought of as texting while driving, is an ever-increasing hazard on our roadways. The advent of new applications, such as Pokemon Go, has provided yet another distraction to operators of motor vehicles. In Japan, a truck driver struck two pedestrians, killing one of them, while being distracted playing Pokemon Go, according to..

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August 23, 2016

Will This Labor Day Weekend Be the Deadliest in Years?

Beaches, picnics, barbecues – all things that make Labor Day special. Unfortunately, traffic accidents are also well-known to be associated with Labor Day weekend. In an article by the New York Post, experts are predicting that this Labor Day weekend could be the deadliest in years in terms of motor vehicle accidents. Traffic injuries and..

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August 22, 2016

Five Killed in Horrific Crash on Long Island Expressway

Five people died, including a former aide to Governor Cuomo, in a terrible cross-over accident on the Long Island Expressway. The New York Daily News reported that the driver of a Subaru Outback lost control of his vehicle and crossed the grassy median. His vehicle went airborne into oncoming traffic. A 10-year old boy lost..

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August 19, 2016

Deadly Bus Crash in Newark

A deadly collision between two New Jersey Transit buses in Newark left the driver of one bus dead and caused injuries to several passengers. The full details of the crash are still under investigation, according to a report by CBS New York. The buses were found in a classic T-Bone collision pattern. At least 18..

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