Category: Vehicle Accidents

High-Speed LIE Race Ends in Tragedy

High-Speed Race Ends Fatally

The world of high-speed racing: it’s been glamorized in movies and on TV, but the devastating aftereffects of a high speed race are far less frequently chronicled in the media. However, a recent news story details just exactly what happens...

Jet Ski Accident in Brosewere Bay

Long Island Jet Ski Accident

The summer may be nearing an end, but so long as people are still out enjoying the sun and water, there will be a possibility of danger. Take, for example, the following story of a Long Island man and his grandson: the two were jet skiing in t...

Tractor-Trailer Accident on the Tappan Zee Bridge

It’s safe to say that a car accident is among the scariest things that could happen to a person. What could make such an inherently terrifying event even scarier? When the accident occurs on a bridge, and involves a tractor-trailer. That’s exactly what happened on Friday- a tractor-t...

Hit and Run in Patchogue

Hit-and-Run in Patchogue It was an almost unspeakably violent tragedy. On Sunday, December 6th, a 64-year-old man was struck by an SUV as he attempted to cross Route 112 in Patchogue. The SUV promptly pulled over, but before the driver could even check on the gentleman, he was s...

Driving in the Snow

For a time, it felt like the cold weather might never arrive. But as November comes to a close, temperatures are dropping precipitously, which means it’s only a matter of time before snowfall and icy conditions make driving a veritable nightmare for New York City residents. Driving Safely in...

Hands-Free Doesn’t Mean Risk-Free

As technology races ahead of us, we might have mixed feelings about the changes down the road. It’s undeniable that technological and engineering improvements have brought us to the point where we are driving the safest cars in history, with crash-related deaths ...

Plane Crashes Off Breezy Point

Late Wednesday evening, the NYPD received a phone call reporting something “going down in the water, with lights on,” one-and-a-half miles off the coast of Breezy Point, Queens. While investigatory police work is incomplete and still underway, much is known about both the plane itself and its fl...

The Cost of Crashes

2015 has been a terrible year for East Coast rail riders, earning the dubious distinction of being one of the most lethal years in recent memory, as there were multiple high-profile train accidents, responsible for hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths. When tragedies of such magnitude occur, ou...

Road Rage

Road Rage. Anyone who’s attempted to traverse the Cross Bronx Expressway at the wrong time, or have been subject to midtown Manhattan’s rush hour traffic crunch, is bound to know the feeling. Most New Yorkers have experienced some form of road rage- either personally or secondhand. Maybe you’v...

East River Ferry Crashes Into South Street Seaport

What Happened? Last Wednesday, an East River Ferry made hard impact with a pier on Wall Street, leaving a half dozen people injured and everyone else involved a little shaken up. As the sun was setting over the South Street Seaport, a ferry operator miscalculated his appr...