Designated driver in fatal New York accident

by William Mattar | November 9th, 2011

November 9, 2011 A New York woman who was the “designated driver” was involved in a fatal crash early Saturday morning. A passenger died when he was ejected from the vehicle. Friends say that they teased the driver about not drinking at a Tully, New York, country club birthday party Friday night, according to the […]

Upstate New York man dies in crash involving stolen vehicle

by William Mattar | November 7th, 2011

November 7, 2011 An Albany, New York, man, 62, died Tuesday from injuries suffered when his BMW was struck by a stolen vehicle. According to the Associated Press, the stolen sports utility vehicle was being driven by a man fleeing from Albany police. The 29- year-old driver of the other vehicle was charged with possession […]

3-car accident hurts 7 people at central New York intersection

by William Mattar | November 7th, 2011

November 4, 2011 Seven people were injured Tuesday afternoon in a three-vehicle wreck in Pompey, New York. Six of the injured were in a minivan. State police say that the minivan failed to stop at a stop sign at an intersection in the Onondaga County of Pompey, New York, just southeast of Syracuse. The van […]

New York woman killed and brother hurt after leaving vehicle amid pileup

by William Mattar | November 2nd, 2011

November 2, 2011 After a pileup on the Cross Bronx Expressway early Sunday, a brother and sister were struck by another car and thrown over a barrier, plunging 75 feet to the ground below, according to The New York Times. The siblings, both Bronx residents, were traveling west on the Cross Bronx with eight other […]

Drunk driver in Upstate New York involved in fatal accident

by William Mattar | October 31st, 2011

October 31, 2011 Two Apalachin, New York, people were in a fatal two-vehicle wreck on an upstate New York road earlier this month. The Associated Press reports that a 79-year-old transportation worker was driving drunk. His car collided with another vehicle, driven by a 49-year-old woman. Both were pronounced dead at local hospitals. New York […]

One person injured in 6-car chain-reaction accident

by William Mattar | October 28th, 2011

October 28, 2011 One person from Middletown, New York, was taken to the hospital after a six-car crash along the New York Sate Thruway near Sloatsburg. The accident involved a tractor-trailer and five other vehicles. According to (a website representing New York’s Lower Hudson Valley), the accident happened southbound at 7:30 a.m. near Exit 15A. It […]

Police officer injured in Buffalo auto accident

by William Mattar | March 2nd, 2011

March 3, 2011 A police officer is in very serious condition following a late-night Buffalo car accident, reports WIVB-TV. The officer was off-duty and leaving a security job around 2 a.m. when he was struck by a drunk driver who ran a red light in the Buffalo car accident. Surveillance cameras caught the Buffalo car […]

Two injured in Buffalo auto accident

by William Mattar | February 24th, 2011

February 24, 2011 WIVB-TV reports that two boys were injured when the all-terrain-vehicle they were riding on collided with a car. The car accident happened when the ATV collided with a car. The boys using the ATV were 12 and 14. Police questioned the driver of the car but report that she appeared to have […]

Woman charged after fatal Rochester auto accident

by William Mattar | February 10th, 2011

February 10, 2011 WSYR-TV reports a woman has been charged with a DWI following a deadly Rochester car accident. The car accident occurred when the driver crossed the center line and collided head-on with another vehicle. Snow-covered roads and an unsafe driving speed were listed as contributing factors in the car accident. The female driver […]

Niagara Falls truck accident takes woman’s life

by William Mattar | February 3rd, 2011

February 3, 2011 The Hamilton Spectator reports an elderly woman has died following a Niagara Falls truck accident. The 81-year-old woman had just left the grocery story and was carrying her packages when she was struck by a delivery truck. The woman was transported to the hospital where she later died. Police had trouble with […]