Construction worker falls 15 feet into Chelsea hole

Construction work is some of the highest risk work for injuries or even death on the job. So far in New York in 2016, 29 construction workers have been killed on the job. Due to the large machinery, the movement of heavy materials and many other risk factors,…

Two Pedestrians Hurt In Two Separate Car Accidents

Two pedestrians were struck and injured in separate car accidents over a span of two days, officials said. A 76-year-old woman, whose identity has not been released, was struck while she was crossing the street on York Avenue and 84th Street without a walk sign, officials said.  …

Bicyclist Killed By Truck In Upper West Side

Jin Yin Jiang, 59, a deliveryman, was on his bicycle without his helmet when he was struck by a truck, officials said. The accident happened on Broadway near West 88th Street on the Upper West Side.   According to police and witnesses, the cyclist tried to swerve around…

Two Pedestrians Struck On Sidewalk After Car Jumps Curb

Two pedestrians were hurt after a car jumped a curb and struck them near West 96th Street on the Upper West Side, officials said.   A Toyota Rav4 jumped the curb and struck a 63-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man, officials said.   The woman was found unconscious…

Elderly Man Killed In Bronx Hit-And-Run

A 72-year-old man was fatally struck by a car in Wakefield, Bronx, officials said. The man was crossing the intersection of Nereid and Richardson Avenues when a black Ford Fusion made a left-turn and struck him, officials said.   The victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where…

Boy Critically Injured After Flushing Car Crash

An 11-year-old boy was in critical condition after he was struck by an SUV in flushing, officials said. The boy was crossing the street at Willets Point Boulevard near 148th Street when a Jeep Grand Cherokee struck him.   The victim was transported to Elmhurst Hospital and treated…

Girl Injured After Van Crash In Forest Hills

An 11-year-old girl was injured after she was struck by a van in Forest Hills, Queens, officials said. The girl walked into traffic near 74th Avenue when she wa struck by a van driving eastbound on Metropolitan Avenue, officials said.   The girl was taken to Elmhurst Hospital…

Man Fatally Struck In Northern Boulevard Car Crash

A 79-year-old man was hit and killed when he crossed the street on Northern Boulevard in Flushing, officials said. The man was crossing Prince Street and Northern Boulevard against the light, officials said.   The 56-year-old female driver of a Ford Explorer SUV was traveling westbound when she…

Seven People Injured In East Flatbush Crash

Seven people were injured in after a car struck an unmarked police car and attempted to evade police pursuit, officials said. The vehicle struck the unmarked police car at Farragut Road and East 49th Street and tried to drive off.   After the vehicle was being chased, it…

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