Archive for New York City

Pedestrian Struck By NYU Bus In West Village

A woman was struck by a New York University bus at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 10th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. The woman, who was identified as being in her mid-30s, was taken away on a stretcher in an ambulance. The extent…

Survey shows some NYC job sites are unsafe

In order to prevent injuries to construction workers and those in the general public, measures should be taken to ensure that job sites are safe. Construction injuries can be devastating and can even lead to fatalities. Last year, New York City experienced a nearly 40 percent increase in…

Multi-vehicle crash in Queens sends 6 to the hospital

New York City residents, like others living elsewhere, often wave goodbye to family members as they get into their vehicles to drive to their destination. They expect that they will make it back home without any problems. However, a car accident can cause serious injuries, turning an uneventful…

Injured construction worker receives $330,000 settlement

A construction accident can have a large impact on a person’s life. The injuries an individual sustains in an accident can prevent him or her from working for months at a time. Most people who are injured in a construction accident are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However,…

NYC police stepping up investigations of serious car accidents

Changes to the way New York police respond to serious car accidents could help accident victims hold reckless drivers accountable for their actions as well as help city leaders build safer roads. In the past, police in New York City have only investigated car accidents in which at…

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run accident identified

Earlier this week, we told readers about a horrific car accident that claimed the lives of a husband and wife. The expectant couple was on their way to the hospital in a livery car when they were involved in the fatal car accident. We originally reported that the…

NYC can be a dangerous place for pedestrians

Most people in New York City step out of their homes and businesses assuming that they will have an uneventful walk to their next destination. However, new numbers from the Tri-State Transportation Campaign show that walking on New York City streets can be quite dangerous. Between 2009 and…

NYC crane inspector convicted of falsifying records gets probation

In March 2008, a New York City crane accident left seven people dead. It was determined that the inspection of the crane, along with several others, was falsified by a crane inspector. The crane inspector faced criminal charges for his role in the deadly crane accident, but he…

Multiple people hurt in car accident involving a New York City bus and two cars

During this morning’s early commute, multiple people were hurt in car accident involving a New York City bus and two cars. The accident happened in the Harlem section of Mahnattan on Frederick Douglas Boulevard and West 135th Street just before 7 a.m. Most of the injured people were…

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