Drunk Driver, Julien Prince, Arrested After Fatally Striking Willie Zachary on St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem

A drunk driver was arrested after he struck and killed a 65 year-old man that was crossing St. Nicholas Avenue on Sunday morning. Julien Prince, 23, was driving a gray Honda Accord south on St. Nicholas when he hit 65-year-old Willie Zachary who was crossing the street.  Zachary, who…

Falling Sign Injures Two People on Fulton Street and Bedford Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant Amid High Winds

Two pedestrians were hospitalized after the sign from a large discount department store in Brooklyn fell from the building’s facade, along with a piece of the roof, on Sunday morning as high winds blew through the city. Employees at M&S Bargain Hunters, on the corner of Fulton Street and Bedford Avenue in Bed-Stuy,…

Cheikh Mbaye Fatally Struck By Two Vehicles near Little Italy section of Canal Street by Greene Street

A 23 year-old man was struck and killed by two vehicles near the Little Italy section of Canal Street on Friday afternoon. Police responding to a 911 call at 2:32 p.m. found the man, identified as Cheikh Mbaye, 23, of Morningside Heights, lying in the roadway near Greene…

Hit and Run on Flatbush Avenue near East 34th Street Leaves Crown Heights Man, Vernon Sylvester Bramble, Dead

A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a 47-year-old Brooklyn man as he crossed the street on Friday night. Vernon Sylvester Bramble, 47, who lived in Crown Heights, was crossing Flatbush Avenue near East 34th Street when he was struck around 10:29 p.m. and left for dead by the…

Fire truck crashes into SUV at Waring Avenue in Bronx injuring four, two critically

Four people were injured, two critically, after a fire truck slammed into an SUV in the Bronx Friday morning.  The fire engine was heading north on Laconia Avenue when it slammed into a sliver Honda SUV at Waring Avenue about 8:30 a.m.   Four victims, none of them…

Brooklyn woman, Rosa Eubanks, 54, killed in three car crash in East Flatbush, Brooklyn at Ralph and Foster Aves. intersection

  A city bus driver on her way to work was killed in a three car crash in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, early Tuesday.   Rosa Eubanks, 54, was only about two miles away from her depot when her Pontiac slammed into a Volkswagen at the intersection of Ralph…

Most recent crash data bleak

While New York residents may be happy to hear that, according to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of young adults who die in car accidents has dropped, there is little else that is good news in crash data from 2012. The number of…

32 Year-Old Cyclist, Christopher Meyer, Killed By Hit & Run Driver Underneath the BQE In Williamsburg

A 32 year-old cyclist, Christopher Meyer, was killed by a hit and run driver underneath the BQE in Williamsburg early Monday morning. Police responded to a 911 call of a person being struck by a vehicle on Meeker Avenue beneath the overpass between Frost Street and Manhattan Avenue…

Family Mourns Jaime Sillart Who Died in Fall from Scaffold at NYU Building

The construction worker who died Friday after falling 70 feet while working on an NYU building was an avid musician and loving family man, according to his family and posts on his social media accounts. Jaime Sillart, 56, of Bergenfield, NJ, fell from scaffolding at 19 University Place on Friday, a construction…

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