Month: April 2014

7 people hurt in multi-vehicle accident on Atlantic and Pennsylvania Avenues in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn

Seven people were hurt in a multi-vehicle accident in the Cypress Hills section of Brooklyn on Sunday. A call came in at 2:23 p.m. for an accident at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue. Three victims are in serious but stable condition. Two of the victims were taken to Kings County Hospital and …

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26 Year-Old Paula Reyes dead after 1 car accident on Pelham Parkway, Bronx

Police are investigating a deadly crash on Pelham Parkway in the Bronx late Monday. The driver of a Honda lost control at Fish Avenue around 11:20 p.m., flipping over repeatedly and then slamming into a parked car and a tree. The impact ripped the car apart. The 34 year-old driver was rushed to Jacobi Hospital …

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New York rear-end accident kills passenger, injures other driver

When alcohol is involved, the chances of a car accident occurring increase dramatically. Sometimes, a drunk driving accident will be a single-vehicle incident, involving no victims or injuries. However, many other drunk driving crashes do involve other vehicles, and many may fall victim to the actions of a drunk driver. Injuries and tragic fatalities often …

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SUV Crashes Into MTA Bus in front of 883 1st Avenue near 49th Street in Manhattan

An SUV crashed into an MTA bus on Manhattan’s East Side Tuesday afternoon, injuring both drivers. The SUV crashed into the bus in front of 883 1st Avenue, near 49th Street, at about 4:15 p.m. The bus driver had injuries and the driver of the SUV was taken to Cornell Medical Center and was listed in …

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Rooftop at 434 West 33rd Street Where Worker Fell Lacked Guardrails

A building where a construction worker fell to his death Monday violated city safety regulations by failing to install guardrails, according to online records. The worker fell from the top of the 10-story office building at 434 W. 33rd St, landing on scaffolding above the sidewalk. The man died from the impact and another man who was …

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Brooklyn Crossing Guard, Shameeka White, Struck By Driver on Atlantic and Ralph Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant While Saving Child

A Brooklyn crossing guard was struck by a driver after she pushed a child out of the way of an oncoming car. Shameeka White, 37, was run over at the intersection of Atlantic and Ralph Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Wednesday morning. She was taken to King’s County Hospital with serious injuries. White’s union, Local 372 …

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22-Year-Old Pedestrian, Kelly Gordon, Killed By Two Taxis While Crossing Upper East Side on York Avenue and 84th Street

A 22 year-old NJ resident was fatally struck by two taxi cabs in Manhattan just before 11:30 Thursday night. The victim was identified as Kelly Gordon. Gordon was crossing York Avenue from east to the west at East 84th Street when she was hit by the cab going south. Then a northbound cab hit her. …

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Shelves Crush Shoppers at Discount Outlet on Morris Avenue in the Bronx

Eight people are recovering Tuesday after suffering various injuries when shelving collapsed at a dollar store in the Bronx.  Several tall units full of canned goods and other products toppled one after another, landing on customers around 3:45 p.m. Monday at Discount Outlet on Morris Avenue in the Morrisania section. Fire officials say the collapsing …

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