Gedalia Gruntzweig, 25, Killed By Sanitation Truck In Crown Heights

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Sanitation Department garbage truck in Crown Heights this morning as he was attempting to cross the street. Around 9:15 Sunday morning three pedestrians were waiting to cross Carroll Street from south to north. When the signal turned green they stepped out…

New York City bus driver killed on job by alleged drunk driver

Accidents can happen at any type of workplace, but some New York workers have risks that others don’t. Fortunately, the state’s workers’ compensation system can help these workers or their families when something terrible happens. A New York City bus driver was killed recently when a man allegedly…

Min Lin, 36-Year-Old Pregnant Woman, Struck and Killed by Snow Plow

A snow plow driver, 42-year-old Wu Wu, has been ticketed after backing over and killing a pregnant woman in Brooklyn Thursday.  Once again, no criminal charges have been filed for yet another senseless negligent act of a driver on New York City streets. The plow, removing snow during…

Report reveals New York’s ‘deadliest street’

Recent data reveals that out of all New York City streets, Broadway, one of the city’s most famous, has the highest number of incidents of fatal car accidents involving pedestrians. The Tri-State Transportation Campaign conducted a study of accidents from 2010 to 2012 and found that 420 pedestrians…

Carlos Broadbelt and Luz Cruz survive terrifying fall off Bruckner Expressway in The Bronx

A Bronx couple is counting their blessings after they survived a terrifying car accident Monday afternoon. All the snow and ice on the ground helped catapult their vehicle off the Bruckner Expressway and down onto a roadway 50 feet below. Miraculously, Carlos Broadbelt and Luz Cruz, both 54,…

One Dead and Others Injured After M14 Bus and Truck Crash in Greenwich Village

A person died and a truck driver was taken into custody after a Greenwich Village crash sent a city bus careening into a scaffold Wednesday. The eastbound M14 bus and truck slammed into one another about 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Seventh Avenue and 14th Street. Several people…

4 deaths quickly follow mayor’s vow to improve NYC street safety

New York City earned its reputation as “The City That Never Sleeps” the hard way. As residents seem to be in continual motion, thousands of buses, taxis, trucks and emergency vehicles pose a constant hazard to each other and to the city’s many pedestrians and bicyclists. In mid-January,…

Pedestrian Struck and Killed by a City Bus on Broadway in Jackson Heights, Queens

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a city bus at a busy intersection on Broadway in Jackson Heights Monday night. The Q53 bus making a right turn heading southbound on Broadway struck the woman near 74th Street about 6 p.m. The 39 year-old man driving the bus…

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