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

Dirt Bike Rider in the Bronx Killed by Police Cruiser

Last weekend brought a lot of scrutiny over a dirt bike accidentinvolving a police cruiser. The dirt bike rider died after being struck by the vehicle. Saturday August 11, 2012, was a sad day for people in the Bronx. A group of dirt bike riders were riding without helmets or gear around town. Many of the town’s people were frustrated by the rider’s acts. When police were called to the scene, one of the dirt bike riders took off going

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Bronx Man Strikes 15 Year Old Boy with Car and Tries to Flee

Saturday August 11, 2012, a Bronx man hit a pedestrian and tried to flee. The pedestrian was a 15 year old boy. Near Huguenot Street and Centre Avenue, is where the accident happened. Twenty eight year old Marcos Garcia hit the 15 year old boy in his Chevy Tahoe and then tried to flee from the scene. The boy remains in stable condition but was treated for a broken leg and head injuries. Garcia was arrested and awaits his court date.

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Bronx Accident Kills an Elderly Woman and Leaves Another in Serious Condition

On the night of Tuesday August 21, 2012, a two vehicle accident left an elderly woman dead and sent another to the hospital with serious injuries. Two others were also injured. The accident occurred on the corner of Bronxwood Avenue and Williamsbridge Road. A Mitsubishi who had a 70 year old woman, a 76 year old woman, and an 86 year old man were heading south on Bronxwood Ave. when it hit a Honda Odyssey as it was turning left

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Twenty Six Year Old Dies in Bronx Hit and Run

Twenty six year old Jermaine Elliot lost his life after being struck by a vehicle on the intersection of East 233rd Street and Barnes Avenue very early Tuesday morning. Elliot was trying to cross the street around 4:40a.m. Tuesday when he was struck by what witnesses say was a white box truck. The white truck just kept on driving. When police arrived, the truck was long gone and Elliot was pronounced dead. An investigation is still pending. Officials will continue to

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Fatal Accident Occurs in New York City as a result of Drinking and Driving

Last Wednesday, August 29, 2012, an accident happened on Route 41 near the town of Cortlandville, in central New York, that left a woman dead and the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident, facing DWI charges. Gary Strout Jr., 41, had been driving under the influence of alcohol down Route 41in his pickup truck when he crashed head-on into 55 year old Janet Cochran’s Volkswagen Jetta near the Interstate 81 interchange. Strout had minor injuries from the accident, but

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Four Year Old Boy Dies after Table Collapses at Bank

A 4 year old boy died last Monday night after a table at the Apple Bank in the Bronx collapsed and fell on him. The young boy was rushed to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Emmanuel Corniel Delgado was climbing around on the countertops at the closed Bronx bank as his father proceeded to take out money from the ATM. As the youngster continued to climb, the table top collapsed, making Emmanuel fall with table top landing

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Hit and Run Accident in the Bronx Leaves Young Man in Critical Condition

As of Saturday September 15, 2012, a young man was struck by a car that took off immediately after the accident. Police are still on the lookout for the wrongdoer. The man injured was a twenty four year old man, whose name has been undisclosed. The victim was found severely injured near 189th Street in the Bronx. The man was struck very early Saturday night and the driver just sped off leaving the man there. Witnesses were able to see

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Apartment Fire in the Bronx Injures Many, Leaving Three in Critical Condition

A fire in a Bronx apartment building on Thursday September 13, 2012, left at least 14 injured. Three were listed in critical condition. The fire started on the second floor of a seven story building. An investigation is still pending. There has been no word on what started the fire as of yet. However, out of all the injuries that occurred, three of them were firefighters and three residents were sent to the hospital in critical condition. The condition of the

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Police Chase Turns into Fatal Accident in Yonkers New York

A police chase quickly turned ugly after it ended in a fatal accident in Yonkers, New York on South Broadway. Early Saturday morning, police heard gunshots in the vicinity around Glenwood Avenue. Then they saw a Honda Civic take off. Police went after the vehicle as it kept on speeding away from the scene. The driver of the vehicle, Brandon Turner had begun driving recklessly as the chase went on. Turner collided with another police cruiser as he was fleeing from

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Four Injured in Yonkers Motorcycle Accident

On Monday September 24, 2012, an accidentoccurred involving a motorcycle, a bicyclist and two pedestrians. All were injured. Thirty year old Salomon S. Cubulette was driving in Yonkers near Lafayette Place whenhe lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a bicyclist and two pedestrians. Cubulette had gone over the curb and onto the sidewalk when he hit the victims. Cubulette had suffered injury and was sent to the St. Joseph’s Medical Center, where he was given a blood alcohol test.

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