Archive for taxi crash

Two Suffer Minor Injuries After Cab Jumps UES Sidewalk

Two people suffered minor injuries after a yellow cab jumped the curb of an Upper East Side sidewalk, officials said. The incident happened at York Avenue and East 79th Street.   Two people were taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The attorneys at Morgan Levine Dolan…

Pedestrian Dies From Taxi Crash In Staten Island Expressway

A pedestrian was killed after a livery cab struck him on the Staten Island Expressway, officials said.   The victim was attempting to cross the Narrows Road North and Clove Road when he was struck by a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria   Emergency responders found the man, only…

Taxi Driver Strikes Woman In Flatiron District

Dana Smolen, 31, was injured by a taxi driver who struck her and pinned her between the cab and a parked car officials said.   Adam Hernandez, 30, of Brooklyn was charged with vehicular assault. Hernandez told cops that he targeted the woman. “This wouldn’t have happened if…

Five Injured After Cab Crashes Into Minivan In Bronx

Five people were injured after a cab crashed into a minivan in the Bronx, officials said. The accident happened on Jerome Avenue near West 172nd Street in Mount Eden.   The cab T-boned the minivan which sent the minivan coursing into a tree and onto the sidewalk.  …

Motorcyclist Killed After Taxi Crash In Brooklyn

A male motorcyclist was killed after crashing into a cab in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, police and witnesses said. The victim, whose name has not been released yet, was driving north on Buffalo Avenue near East New York Avenue when he slammed into a Lincoln SUV.   The man…

Car Crash Injures 2 Children And Their Grandparents

Two children and their grandparents were injured after a BMW driver struck their car in East New York, Brooklyn and fled the scene, officials said.   A 3-year-old, 10-year-old and their grandparents, whose identity has not been released, were taken to Brookdale Hospital. They were treated for minor…

Four People Injured After Stolen Cab Crashes

Four people were hurt, including a 44-year-old suspect tied to a hijacking of a yellow cab, in lower Manhattan on Sunday morning, officials said.   The hijacking incident started when the unknowing cab driver picked up a man around 7:45 a.m. at Essex and Grand Street. The cab…

Hit-And-Run Cab Driver Injures Brooklyn Couple

A woman and her fiance were injured by a green taxi cab as they were crossing the street in Gowanus on Saturday night.   The couple, both 46-years-old, were crossing 7th Street and 3rd Avenue when they were struck by a green taxi traveling northbound on 3rd Avenue….

Car Collision Pins Woman To Tree In Central Park

Two pedestrians were hurt after they were struck by two vehicles involved in a collision around Central Park on Tuesday night, officials and witnesses said.   According to reports, a man in a silver Nissan Pathfinder was driving northbound on East 81st Street when he blew through a…

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