Duane Morgan Recovers Over $13.2 Million For Injured Construction Crane Operator

Duane Morgan of Morgan Levine Dolan won $13,262,707.11 in a verdict against the MTA and other defendants earlier today.   The injured construction worker had fallen from a crane while working on the 2nd Avenue Subway line.  After over a three week trial, the jury came back holding…

Elderly Woman Fatally Struck On Staten Island

Mary Cerqua, 73, of Eltingville, was fatally struck by a driver on Tuesday morning, officials said. She was crossing Hylan Boulevard and Wilman Avenue at around 9:30 a.m. when the driver made a left turn onto Hylan Boulevard and struck her, police said.   She was rushed to…

Man Critically Injured By Car Accident In Bronx

A 22-year-old man was left in critical condition after he was struck by an SUV driver as he attempted to cross White Plains Road and 239th Street at around 6:30 p.m. in the Bronx, according to reports.   He was on a marked crosswalk, reports confirmed. The victim…

Man Hit And Killed Crossing Major Deegan Expressway

A man was struck and killed while he was crossing the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, police said. The victim, whose identity has not been released, was crossing the expressway eastbound near East 138th Street at around 4 a.m. when the car struck him, officials said.  …

Man Struck And Killed In Astoria Hit-And-Run

A 45-year-old man was fatally struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident in Astoria, police said. The man, whose identity has not been released, was struck at the intersection of 21st Street and 30th Road around 11 p.m., officials said.   The victim was taken to Elmhurst…

Woman Killed By Out-of-Control Car In L.I.

A woman and her dog were fatally struck by an out-of-control car on Union Boulevard in Long Island, police said. Skye Brunetti, 25, had just put her 4-year-old son onto a school bus moments before the accident, according to reports. She was on her way back to her…

Five People Injured After Police Cruiser-Truck Collision

Five people were hurt, including two police officers, when a patrol car crashed into a food delivery truck near the intersection of 130th Avenue and Inwood Street in South Ozone Park, Queens, officials said.   When first responders came to the scene, they had to remove the roof…

Montauk Highway Car Crash Injures 1

A person was injured after a two-car accident involving a drunk teen driver, officials said.   Police investigators found that Nelvin Ramos, 18, of Hampton Bays, was driving while intoxicated after the car crash. Ramos was arrested at the scene and charged with drunk driving, a misdemeanor and…

Bronx, UWS Crashes Leave Two People Injured

Two separate crashes left a woman critically injured and a man in a wheelchair injured, according to reports. The accidents happened 12 hours apart in the Bronx and the Upper West Side.   At 3 a.m., a car crash occurred involving a Lexus that collided with a red…

Sunrise Highway Crash Leaves 3 Injured

Three people were injured after a car accident involving an allegedly drunk driver on Sunrise Highway near Speonk-Riverhead Road, officials said.   Peter Ethier, 26, of Westhampton Beach, was driving a 2001 BMW at a high speed when it rear-ended a 2002 Ford, prompting the Ford to roll…

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