Archive for personal injuries

Claims Filed Against Police Last Year Hit Record Number

A report released by the New York City comptroller’s office has found that the number of personal injury and other tort claims filed annually against the New York Police Department (NYPD) rose to a new high one year ago to 9,448 claims.   The claims ranged from alleged…

Driver Crashes Porsche, Kills Friend In Hamptons

A Manhattan developer slammed his Porsche into a utility pole in Sag Harbor, which killed his passenger, authorities said. Police believe the driver, Sean Ludwick, 42, was drunk at the time of the accident. The accident occurred around 2 a.m. on Tuesday.   Realtor Paul Hansen, 53, was…

1 Killed, 2 Seriously Injured After Car Crashes Into L.I. Home

A teenager has died and two other people were seriously injured after their car crashed into a home on Long Island on Sunday evening, according to reports.   Kenya Jimenez, 17, lost her life in the single-car accident. She was in the car with the driver, Aramis Broadus,…

2 Die, 2 Severely Injured In Car Accidents Around NYC During Weekend

Two men died and two more severely injured after separate car crashes around New York City on Saturday evening, according to several reports.   Stephen-John Salmon, 22, was driving his motorcycle down 140th Avenue in Springfield Gardens around 6 p.m. when a Toyota Highlander fatally struck him while…

Truck Strikes, Kills Man At Hunts Point Produce Market

A man was struck and killed by a tractor trailer at the New York City Terminal Produce Market in the Bronx on Sunday morning, authorities said.   The victim, who was a truck driver, was struck by a tractor-trailer that was backing up just after he got out…

L.I. Woman Dies After Losing Control Of Car

A woman has died after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a wooded area in Long Island, authorities said. The accident did not involve any other cars.   The crash occurred at 6:25 p.m. on Friday in Huntington, on the north shore of Long Island,…

One Person Dies After LIRR Train Accident At Mineola

One person has died after being struck by a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train at Mineola Station around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, officials confirmed. The victim’s identity has not yet been released.   An “unauthorized person” had entered the tracks and was killed on the tracks of…

Small Plane Crash In L.I. Injures Two

Two people were injured in a small plane crash on a private airstrip on Shelter Island, at the eastern end of Long Island, around 2 p.m. on Sunday, authorities said.   The 1929 single-engine plane was found with its nose in the ground when officers arrived at the…

NY-bound Greyhound Bus Runs Off Road In North Carolina

A New York-bound Greyhound passenger bus ran off the Interstate 85 highway in North Carolina after it blew a tire last Wednesday evening, according to reports. The right front tire of the bus blew off, causing the bus to skid into nearby trees off the highway.   Forty-nine…

Bus Driver Seriously Hurt After Crashing Into Building In Queens

The driver of a Resorts World Casino bus was in serious condition when he tried to avoid a vehicle making a sharp turn in front of him in Rego Park on Monday afternoon. Several other people were also hurt in the incident.   James Honodrat, 39, was driving…

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