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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 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 […]

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 […]