Work-related injuries in wastewater blast claim New York man

A 58-year-old steamfitter working at an upstate New York wastewater treatment plant was killed by an accidental explosion, according to police and the man’s family. His on-the-job injuries were sustained during a fiery blast that occurred while he and another worker were welding a pipe inside a storage…

Michael Munoz, Innocent Pedestrian, Killed on Sidewalk in Queens

A car careened onto a sidewalk earlier this week, hitting and killing a pedestrian in the Whitestone section of Queens.   The victim, Michael Munoz, was struck on the Whitestone Expressway Service Road and 20th Avenue at around 2:15 p.m. while selling water. The 78-year-old driver was in a…

NYPD Should be Ashamed: No Charges For Running Over Schoolkids On Queens Sidewalk

The SUV driver who plowed into five teenagers on a Queens sidewalk yesterday morning has not been charged with any crime nor issued any summonses.  The crash in Queens resulted in very serious injuries:  The teens survived the crash with various injuries–it appears Ashley Khan, 13, got the worst of…

Traffic light demanded at rally after Hempstead girl killed by car

Nearly three months after a 10-year-old Hempstead Village girl coming out of a dance recital was fatally struck by a car, community leaders and parents are demanding a traffic light and stricter enforcement in the area to avoid another death. More than 40 New York Communities for Change…

Dozens of injuries following bus and car accident in New York

In New York, a Brooklyn bus collided with a car in a crash that hurt more than three dozen people. All told, 41 people were injured in the car accident, including occupants of the bus and the car. Authorities stated that the injuries were not life-threatening. Of the…

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