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Long Island Dad Arrested for Driving Drunk with 2-Year-Old

by emallernee | October 21st, 2011

October 21, 2011 A Nesconset, New York, man was arrested in Suffolk County Friday afternoon for driving drunk with his two-year-old son in the backseat. ABC reports that a witness called police about the man when they noticed that his car appeared to be missing one of its front tires. When police pulled the man […]

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 […]

NY Court Declares Sun Glare a Non-Emergency in Fatal Traffic Accident

by emallernee | October 13th, 2011

October 14, 2011 On Thursday a New York Court of Appeals ruled that the glare of the setting sun doesn’t qualify as an emergency that excuses ordinary negligence behind the wheel. A Syracuse man had claimed that the blinding sun caused him to experience a “sudden and unexpected circumstance” when he made a left turn […]

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 […]

New York Driver Indicted After Fatal Crash into Chenango River

by emallernee | October 5th, 2011

October 5, 2011 A 23-year-old Binghamton, New York, woman who crashed her car into the Chenango River in May, killing three passengers, has been indicted on three felony counts of vehicular manslaughter, according to the Press & Sun-Bulletin. The Broome County District Attorney’s Office reports that the woman was indicted on a total of 10 […]

Under-aged New York State Man Charged with DWI After Nearly Hitting Patrol Car

by emallernee | October 3rd, 2011

October 3, 2011 An under-aged man from East Aurora, New York, was charged with drunken driving over the weekend when he nearly struck a patrol car early Sunday morning. The Buffalo News reports that the arrest took place around 4:30 a.m. at the 1600 block of Emery Road in the Town of Aurora shortly after […]

Upstate New York Groom Dies in Wedding Night ATV Accident

by emallernee | September 21st, 2011

September 21, 2011 In an accident that the bride’s father calls “a living nightmare,” a 25-year-old groom died in a Dover Plains, New York, ATV accident on his wedding night this past Saturday. The 25-year-old Wingdale resident had been a passenger on a side-by-side ATV driven by his 23-year-old brother only hours after his wedding […]

Disaster Narrowly Avoided When Semi Crashes Off Thruway in Bowmansville

by emallernee | September 16th, 2011

September 16, 2011 A 51-year-old male from Queens, New York, recently crashed a semi-truck off the Thruway in Bowmansville. The driver plowed through a guardrail before nearly colliding with a gas line valve—an incident that authorities now say could have caused a disastrous explosion. The crash occurred around 2:37 a.m. on Friday, September 9, when […]

Police Search for Driver in Deadly Bronx Hit-and-Run

by emallernee | September 9th, 2011

September 9, 2011 A 23-year-old man from Vernon, New York, died in the Riverdale section of the Bronx on Sunday, September 4, when he was hit by a car whose driver is still unidentified. Police say they are aggressively searching for the driver responsible for the man’s death. The New York Daily News reports that […]