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Police Say Speed And Alcohol To Blame For Fatal Red Hook Car Crash

by | January 16th, 2012

Three young men from Hudson, New York, died Sunday morning after being involved in a single-vehicle crash.

8 Injured in New York Bus-Semitrailer Accident

by emallernee | October 19th, 2011

October 19, 2011 On Tuesday a Trailways bus rear-ended a tractor-trailer in Ramapo, New York, injuring eight people. The accident occurred at 5:35 a.m. on the New York State Thruway near Sloatsburg, which is about 35 miles north of New York City. The Associated Press reports that the accident may have been triggered when the […]

New Crash Tests on Booster Seats Yield Warnings, Suggestions

by emallernee | October 12th, 2011

October 12, 2011 Following crash tests of all the leading booster seats, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety now has new recommendations and warnings for parents of the four- to eight-year-old age range who typically utilize the seat. The Institute examined 62 booster seats, including 21 dual use models, testing an average six-year-old-sized crash dummy. […]

Vehicles Crash, Then Catch Marilla House on Fire

by emallernee | October 10th, 2011

October 10, 2011 Three people in Marilla, New York, were injured this morning when a car and a Jeep crashed, causing a nearby house to catch on fire. The Buffalo News reports that the crash occurred when a westbound Dodge Avenger struck a northbound Jeep at the intersection of Bullis and Eastwood roads. Both vehicles […]

Texting While Driving Even More Dangerous Than Once Thought

by emallernee | October 7th, 2011

October 7, 2011 It’s not exactly news that texting-while-driving is a recipe for disaster, but a new study shows that the risky trend is even more dangerous than we may have previously thought. “Essentially texting while driving doubles a driver’s reaction time,” Christine Yager, who led the study at Texas A&M University’s Texas Transportation Institute, […]

Rescue Crew Drops Car on NY Motorcyclist After Crash

by emallernee | September 2nd, 2011

September 2, 2011 On Thursday first-responders allegedly dropped a Ford Taurus on a Brooklyn, New York motorcyclist who had just been hit by the car and drug nearly 30 feet down Loring Avenue. The accident occurred after the 21-year-old City College student returned home to grab something that he’d forgotten on his way to school. […]

Staten Island Crash Kills 1, Injures Several Others

by emallernee | August 31st, 2011

August 31, 2011 A teenager died on New York’s Staten Island on the night of Monday, August 29, in a horrific car accident that also injured several others. The accident occurred around 9:45 p.m. when a 25-year-old male who was operating a Chevy Suburban reportedly sped down Hillside Terrace with six teenage passengers in his […]

89-year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Manhattan

by emallernee | June 3rd, 2011

June 3, 2011 An 89-year-old woman was hit and killed by a car at noon on Thursday in Upper Manhattan. The fatality was the result of a chain-reaction crash that began when a Toyota pickup traveling south on Seventh Avenue hit a silver Lincoln Town Car livery cab that was turning left onto 145th Street. […]

Car Crash Fraud Costing New Yorkers Millions

by emallernee | June 2nd, 2011

June 2, 2011 In New York, staged car crashes cost a reported $200 million in fraud and insurance abuse annually. A new CBS New York story says that thousands of no-fault car crashes are faked each year to scam insurance companies for money, noting that the trend has become costly not only to insurance companies […]

What to Do If You’re in a New York Car Accident

by emallernee | May 23rd, 2011

May 23, 2011 Knowing what to do immediately after a car accident isn’t second nature. Between the trauma of the accident and the chaos of the roadway around you—not to mention that you may have just experienced injury and/or damage to your property—it’s easy to forget what comes next. Review the requirements set forth by the […]