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Elderly Woman Struck by Teen Driver

Tuesday night, an elderly woman was struck by an 18-year-old motorist on the Upper West Side just blocks from her home. The driver remained at the scene and was not charged. (No word on if he will face charges some time in the future). According to the police, the pedestrian did not have the right […]

2 Firetrucks involved in 2 Separate Crashes

There were 2 separate accidents involving fire trucks in one Queens neighborhood last Sunday afternoon. The first accident involved a firetruck and an MTA bus at the intersection of Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Street. “The rig wound up with a mangled front bumper and the driver’s windshield knocked out. The 12 civilians and two firefighters […]

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalls

The 2015 edition of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was voluntarily recalled last year due to malfunctions with the parking gear (electronic shifter). This problem has resulted in over 200 crashes and 40 injuries. Most recently the problem with the gear shifter may be tied to the death of the actor Anton Yelchin. “Earlier this year, […]

Deadly Chain Reaction Crash on Staten Island

At least 7 cars were involved in a horrific crash on Staten Island Sunday afternoon, that left a 75 year old man dead and at least 10 other wounded; 3 seriously. Police sources say that a female driver of a sedan started the collision (and she remains in serious condition) but the reason for the […]

Vehicular Mayhem Filled Weekend

This past weekend was filled with a number of accidents involving different vehicles in different incidences. There were at least 4 causalities in separate accidents, 2 separate incidences involving a cyclist that was killed, another involving the passenger of a car that was struck and lastly a pedestrian who was crossing the street. The driver […]

Are Uber Drivers Involved in More Crashes?

A news report has come to light saying that Uber drivers are more likely to be involved in a deadly crash than compared to regular yellow taxi cab drivers. From July to December of last year, Uber drivers were involved in 5 fatal crashes (only 1 driver was technically at fault). During that time, only […]

Increase in Fines for Railroad Crossings

In a recent legislative move by Governor Cuomo, drivers who jump the gate at different railroad crossings will face increased fines. According to an article found on the NY Daily News website, “The new penalties for drivers who do not stop and wait for gates at Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North crossings will be […]

Out of Control Driver Slams into Hydrant

An out of control driver crashed his car into a fire hydrant, killing his passenger and gravely injuring himself. Early Tuesday morning, a driver was traveling north on 6th Avenue near 54th street when he jumped the curb and slammed into a fire hydrant. The driver was transported to the hospital in bad condition while the […]

Good Samaritans (attempt) to Help Injured Woman

Good Samaritans attempted to come to the rescue of an elderly lady this weekend when she was hit and pinned under a livery cab on Madison and 36th Street. However, the efforts done by the Samaritans were done in vain, as the woman died shortly after being rescued. The NY Post states, “A group of […]

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