Archive for the ‘Bronx Personal Injury and Accident News’ Category

24 Injured In a Bus Crash on Interstate 95

  A bus was heading to Chinatown in Queens from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut when it suddenly hit the center barrier on Interstate 95. The bus then went across multiple lanes until it slid into a halt. The bus driver was flown from the bus which resulted in serious injuries. Twenty three passengers were sent to the hospital to be treated for more minor injuries. The bus accident is a result of the bus driver driving too fast for

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Teenage Boy Dies in Bronx Hit and Run Accident

A teenage boy was killed on Friday, July 13 after becoming the victim in a hit and run accident. David Ellis was an 18 year old at Jamaica High School. He was one of the high school football team’s most beloved teammates. Ellis wasn’t just hit by one vehicle, but two. He was riding his bike in Williamsbridge when he began to cross an intersection. The first vehicle to hit him was a Nissan Maxima, the second was a Ford Explorer. It was stated that

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Man Kills Pedestrian in a Hit and Run Accident then Collides with an Ambulance

Saturday morning, July 14, 2012 was a sad morning many. Richard Haberman 37, ran a red light which resulted in the death of one pedestrian and injury to another. Haberman decided to keep driving after he had struck the two pedestrians, but was arrested after he ran head on with the ambulance arriving on the scene where he hit the pedestrians. The two pedestrians were Juan Rivera-Quintana and Ariel Rivera. It was Rivera-Quintana that had died. The other pedestrian suffers very

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Fiery Crash in Queens Kills 5 People, Including Two Children

The accident happened Sunday morning near the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens. It resulted in the fiery death of five people. Two of those five people were young children. There were eight passengers in the SUV. While three of them survived and have minimal injuries, they are mourning the death of their friends and family. The accident happened as a result of speeding, at least that is what investigators are lead to believe thus far. The SUV was driving at

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Promoter and Owner of Star Boxing Survives Head-On Collision

Promoter, owner of Star Boxing, and former amateur boxer, Joe DeGuardia survived a horrific head-on collision last Saturday night. The driver who caused the accident had died according to reporting accident and injury news resources. DeGuardia was on his way back from celebrating 20 years of owning Star Boxing in Long Island when he was hit head-on by another driver. The lights of the car weren’t on and the driver was in the wrong lane. The driver that caused the

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SUV Crashes into Bronx Bus Stop Leaving One Woman Injured

Sunday morning, July 29, 2012, a SUV crashed straight into a Bronx bus stop. The accident left a woman critical condition. The Ford SUV was driving down the road and about to cross the White Plains Road and Westchester Avenue in the Parkchester section. The SUV then went straight into the bus stop which left a 27 year old woman pinned under the vehicle. When she was freed, she was sent to the Jacoby Medical Center. The woman remains in critical

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New York Woman Awarded $120 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice is unfortunate, but it can happen to anyone. Healthcare professionals are sometimes prone for making mistakes and misdiagnosing patients from time to time and if you ever happen to become the person that is being mistreated and misdiagnosed, you may suffer from more severe health conditions than initially. That is what recently happened to a 45 year old mother living in New York. The mother of two went into be treated for seizures back in 2004. After a

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Upper East-side Taxi Accident Leaves Woman in Critical Condition

Twenty eight year old Elizabeth Brody was on her way home when she was struck by a SUV taxi on the sidewalk. The tragic auto accidenthappened last week and Brody still remains in critical condition. Brody was struck by the taxi after it was hit by another cab. The SUV taxi was struck by a Crown Victoria cab when it lost control and spun out onto the sidewalk where Brody was walking. Brody then went head first into a light

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Jeep Slams into Garbage Truck Kills Passenger

Early in the morning on August 8, 2012, a Jeep hit a garbage truck after disregarding a stop sign. The impact from the Jeep was so powerful that the garbage truck was flipped onto its side. One was pronounced dead while several others were injured. The driver of the Jeep who was under the influence of alcohol, was driving through Bensonhurst at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 61st Street when he hit the garbage truck. The garbage truck then

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Two Nurses Injured after a Stolen Vehicle Causes an Accident in the Bronx

A thirty six year old man in a stolen Dodge Durango hit two nurses on their way to work, seriously injuring both of them. The two nurses were driving through the Bronx when the Dodge Durango hit the Saturn Sudan that they were in. The driver of the Saturn suffered from various hip and arm injuries, while the passenger has life threatening head and leg injuries. The women were stuck in the vehicle after the accident. Rescuers had to rely on

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