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“Falling Bricks”

Late Tuesday afternoon on Morris Avenue in the Claremont section of the Bronx, several bricks were thrown off an apartment building and struck a woman. The bricks fell from as high as seven stories up and left a 66-year-old grandmother injured and barely conscious as she was walking near the front for of her building. […]


Bamboozled Burglary

A man returned to his home in New Jersey Friday night to a nasty surprise. He thought his house had been burglarized, but instead, his mortgage company had hired subcontractors to break into his house to see if it was vacant. He claims that he had been in touch with his bank for a pending […]


Car Jumps Curb

On Friday afternoon, a black Mercedes was cut off by another vehicle while driving westbound on Filmore Avenue and hit a bus stop pole. The pole hit a pedestrian when the car jumped the curb. The 22-year-old women is in critical condition at a hospital near the scene. The driver of the Mercedes stayed at […]


Bicycle Accident in Brooklyn

Sunday night around 8:45pm in Brooklyn, 17-year-old Sean Ryan was struck and killed on his bike by a drunk driver. Ryan was unconscious and unresponsive when the police found him and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. Bicyclists face a higher risk […]


Man Struck on Canal Street

Just before 5am Friday morning a man was struck on Canal Street and West Broadway. The driver immediately stopped, and there is no criminality suspected. Many New Yorkers are victims of accidental morning car crashes due to the morning pandemonium that the city offers. Manhattan is a fast-paced chaotic city with roughly 3.9 million of […]


Subway Push Victim at Ease

“I just want to know why this happened to me.”- Eqwuato Amulu Last week, a 69 year old man named Eqwuato Amulu, was pushed down the stairs at the 36th street M/R subway station in Long Island. This “accidental shove” has left the victim with a fractured knee and other major injuries involving the face […]


Tuesday Night Hit and Run

Cops found a 35 year old man unconscious and unresponsive lying on the ground at Jerome Avenue in Mount Eden. According to the police, the man (who may have been intoxicated), was a victim of a Hit-and-Run Tuesday night around 10pm. The unidentified man had stepped out of a livery cab and was then struck […]


Woman Hit and Killed during Car Chase

Car chase “Cops were driving in an unmarked car and deployed their flashing lights and sirens in an attempt to pull over the BMW at 116th ave and 225th street, said NYPD Queens South Chief David Barrere. But the suspect simply sped from the scene after ramming the unmarked police car on his way out, […]


Wife of Man Killed in Father’s Day Crash has Died

The wife of the man who was killed in a 10 car pile up on Staten Island has died; she was 69 years old. Her husband was the only person to immediately die in the crash that happened on Victory Boulevard and Travis Avenue on Father’s Day of this year (June 19th). The driver was […]


New Cabbie Safety Regulations

The Taxi and Limousine Commission has announced plans to limit the amount of hours on the road, per day and per week. as of now drivers are able to push themselves as long as they are able to take breaks for a few minutes. These new regulations would now limit a driver to 12 hours […]


Children and Grandparents Hurt in Hit and Run Crash

Two children, along with their grandparents were hurt when the car they were in was hit by a driver who then sped away. A good Samaritan tried to chase the car that sped off, but was unable to catch up. “The BMW barreled eastbound down Dewitt Avenue and into oncoming traffic. Its driver tried to […]


Woman Suing FDNY and MTA after Bus Crash

A woman who was injured in the accident between a firetruck and an MTA bus is suing both the FDNY and the MTA. The woman was injured at the intersection of Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Street when the firetruck who had its lights and sirens going, went through a red light. The firetruck was on […]


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 […]


IKEA is Recalling Dressers

MALM dressers made by IKEA have been voluntarily recalled due to the number of incidences in which children were hurt (or killed) by the dressers falling over onto them. “IKEA is recalling numerous versions of the product, which amounts to at least 29 million pieces of furniture, according to NBC News. Consumers may return items […]


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 […]


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