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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 […]

A trip to the Museum turned into a trip to the hospital

Woman was seriously injured while on her way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Sunday morning with her family. The woman was injured by a falling light pole which fell after being hit by a cab. However, the driver of the cab “said he jumped the curb after another taxi cut him off.”This is not […]

2 BMW drivers in 2 separate accidents

Saturday saw 2 major accidents within the city. Early Saturday morning, a woman was attempting to cross the street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn when she was struck and injured. She was transported to Bellevue Hospital with severe head trauma and was listed in critical condition. The driver was attempting to pass a taxi that had stopped […]

Safer Intersections for All

Throughout the city, little “islands” are popping up between bicycle lanes and other traffic lanes in order to make this city safer for pedestrians, motorists and cyclists alike. “When DOT presented plans for a protected bike lane on Sixth Avenue, one point of contention was the design of intersections. How many intersections will get split-phase […]

Record lows despite headlines

The last few months of 2015 were plagued with numerous hit and run fatalities as shown by numerous news outlets. At the time of the accidents it seems as if traffic related deaths are up. However, different studies and reports show otherwise. The city started keeping records of every traffic death in the city in […]

Is drinking the cause of pedestrian accidents?

A new study has been published and states that a lot of the pedestrians that have been killed by drivers in the past decade have died due to the fact that they were drunk at the time. “The analysis by Alcoholic.org found 18 percent of pedestrians over age 16 who were fatally struck were boozed […]

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, […]

Hit and Runs continue

The city has continued to be plagued by careless drivers. Over the weekend there were at least 2 pedestrians killed in separate accidents. However what they both have in common is the fact that the drivers left the scene after striking and killing the person. The first accident occurred Friday night in the Bronx near […]

Pedestrian injuries; will they ever end?

It’s only January 4th 2016 and there have already been reports of another pedestrian who was severely injured by a motorist who then left the scene of the accident. Friday night at around 9:20 pm, a man was crossing 93rd Avenue (in Jamaica, Queens) when he was struck by a black SVU. The driver of […]

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