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

Tragic Bronx Highway Accident Takes One Life and Injures Driver

A Bronx highway accident took a woman’s lifeon the morning of September 27, 2012. The auto accident involved two vehicles. On Monday September 27, 2012, a twenty year old man whose name has been undisclosed, had lost control of his Jeep Wrangler on the Hutchinson Parkway. As a result he hit a guardrail and then spun around and crashed into a Ford Contour. The driver of the Ford Contour, a fifty year old woman had died at the scene of the

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Bronx Man Kills Mother and Daughter as He Speeds Through Red Light

On October 1, 2012, a Bronx man sped through a traffic light and crashed into another vehicle. The accident occurred at the intersection of Ryders Lane and Winton Road. At around 3:45 in the afternoon, twenty nine year old Emanuel Garcia had driven right through a red light at a high rate of speed. His actions caused him to crash into a vehicle that had eighty three year old Dolores Krowicki and sixty year old Karen A. Larue. Garcia was injured

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Four Teens Killed in New York Car Accident

Are You Mourning the Loss of a Teen after a Car Accident?  Four teenagers were on their way to see a movie on October 8, 2012 when they ended up crashing into trees off of the Southern State Parkway in Malverne. Four of the five teenagers in the vehicle were pronounced dead. The teenagers, all from Queens, were supposed to be on their way to see the movie Taken 2,the day that the accident occurred. However, the accident occurred on Long

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Aftermath of Sandy, New York Roads Present a Danger to Drivers

New York, NY- As residents of the Eastern Seaboard work on cleaning up the destruction that super storm Sandy left in her wake; we are reminded of the nature’s power to create chaos. Millions of people are without power and this poses numerous dangers. The serious injuries of two Long Island men remind us how dangerous the roads can be in the aftermath of a devastating storm. According to WRGB-TV at least five people were injured following a crash in

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Law-Breaking Drivers Cause the Majority of Fatal Pedestrian and Cyclist Accidents

New York is a bustling city and a good majority of people walk, cycle or take mass transit to get around. With so much foot, bicycle and vehicle traffic it’s inevitable that people will injured or killed in a traffic accident. People have the misconception that when a cyclist or pedestrian is injured or killed by a vehicle that it’s their fault, but this simply isn’t true.   A recent report by Advocates for Public Transportation, showed that most fatal or injurious

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Two Buses Crash near Lincoln Tunnel, Injuring at least 20 Passengers

New York, NY- A Monday morning traffic collision involving two buses snarled traffic near the entrance of the Lincoln tunnel, leaving at least 20 passengers injured. As a Martz transit bus, carrying Pocono commuters, neared the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, the driver rear-ended a New Jersey transit bus. The accident left 20 passengers injured and snarled the morning commute for over two hours.   “None of the injuries that were reported to us are life-threatening, and we are very grateful for

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NYC Council Tries to Reform Accident Investigation Procedures

New York, NY- The New York City Council is taking steps to assure the safety of city streets for pedestrians, motorists, and cyclists by introducing legislation that would improve the NYPD’s accident investigation procedures.   The NYPD only has 19 officers that investigate traffic collisions for the entire city and often these officers only conduct investigations when there is a fatality or the victim is expected to die from their injuries. As a consequence, police are often unable to collect important

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Violent Collision Kills NY Cabbie

Manhattan, NY- A cab driver from Queens was killed Sunday morning in a violent chain reaction accident in Manhattan.   A report by CBS New York identified the deceased man as Mir Hoosain, 35, an immigrant from Bangladesh who was working as a cab driver while he was attending school to become a dental hygenist. According to the New Daily News,  Hoosain was standing in front of his double-parked vehicle on East 26th Street around 2 a.m. when a speeding SUV, driven

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Bronx Resident Critical After Accident

Bronx, NY- One Bronx man is in critical condition after the car he and four other friends were traveling in crashed on the Southern State Parkway in North Merrick.   Marlon Cabrerra, 19, of the Bronx and Kervins Boutin, 39, were taken to Nassau University Hospital where they were listed in critical condition. An additional passenger Antonio Rivas, 22, of Hempstead was taken to Winthrop Hospital also with critical injuries. http://www.myfoxny.com/story/20718059/2-dead-3-hurt-in-long-island-car-crash The one-car accident which occurred at 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning also left

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Drivers Injures Thousands in Bronx

Bronx, NY- The NY Department of Transportation released the data which showed that the streets of New York can be dangerous and sometimes deadly, especially for bicyclists and pedestrians, though the risks for motorists were pretty high.   The results from the DOT are preliminary, but Streets Blog broke them down, showing that some areas of the city were much more hazardous than others, with Brooklyn being the worst. Overall, there were a total of 198,361 traffic collisions throughout the city, but

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