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Subway Assault

There was a possible bias attack on the subway in lower Manhattan Sunday involving two Hispanic women and an Asian woman. They all boarded the same car at the 86th street train station. One of the two Hispanic women leaned towards the Asian woman, screaming and shouting profanities. According to the NYPD, one of the […]

Tour Bus Crashes on the Upper East Side

At about 1:15pm Thursday afternoon at 5th Avenue and East 63rd Street, a tour bus slammed into a tree. The double decker bus was heading south on 5th Avenue when it swerved into a tree to avoid colliding a taxi. Many were injured on the top deck of the bus, including a pair of tourists […]

Tour Bus hits Tree in Central Park

A double decker bus hit a tree Thursday afternoon and injured 11 people. The cause of the accident seems to be that a yellow cab cut off the bus near Fifth Avenue and 63rd Street. The injured passengers were all transported to area hospitals and they were listed in stable condition. A number of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MTA Bus Crashes on FDR Drive

At least three people were injured Monday afternoon when an MTA bus crashed into a metal pillar on the FDR Drive. Early reports state the driver lost control of the vehicle when he went to get a drink to quench his thirst whilst driving. “The QM11 bus jumped a barrier and struck the support while […]

Pedestrian accidents: Who’s to Blame?

According to an article written for the NY Post, the Spokesman for the Transport Workers Union Local 100 Pete Donahue stated how most of the time, pedestrians are actually to blame for causing these accidents. The reason for this is, because people mindlessly wander in front of cars and buses. He goes on to state, […]

String of Pedestrian fatalities continue

The number of pedestrians killed by motor vehicles keeps going up. Last week a 62-year-old woman was killed crossing a street in Brooklyn by an MTA bus. The bus was making a left turn when it struck the woman. This is just another accident in the city in which a pedestrian was killed by a […]

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