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New York City Car Accidents Blog

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Car Accidents Equipment mishap in pickup injures three children in Greenville

An accident involving a piece of equipment negligently placed in a pickup truck resulted in three children getting hurt in New York. According to the police, a black pickup truck was coasting along Route 6 near the Greenville Town Hall on Monday, September 24 when the unsecure ladder or scaffolding in its truck bed hurtled out […]

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Car Accidents Favorable Jury Verdict for Road Construction Accident

Plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle driven by one of the defendants. The driver was changing lanes and the car struck the rear end of a parked truck that was shielding workers who were removing safety cones that had been used to close one of the highway’s lanes. Plaintiff suffered injuries to his head, […]

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Car Accidents The dangers of driving while using a cell phone

As far as car accidents go, many people assume that drunk driving is the most dangerous behavior people can commit behind the wheel; however, the reality is that using a cellphone, particularly texting while driving, can be just as dangerous. Unfortunately, according to the governor’s office, New York saw a 143% increase of car accidents […]

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Car Accidents Two casualties in Norwich two-vehicle crash

New York State Police stationed at Norwich reported a two-vehicle crash that resulted in the deaths of two people and caused seven others to be wounded. According to police, the accident occurred when a 2000 Ford Focus crossed the center line and slammed into a 2002 Dodge Caravan around 1:42 a.m. on Sunday, August 4. Both […]

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Car Accidents Liability Insurance and Underinsured Motorist Protection

All motor vehicle owners are required to carry liability insurance in the event that their car is involved in an accident causing injuries. The minimum amount of insurance coverage required in New York is $25,000. Unfortunately, this amount of money often is the amount recovered by those seriously injured in an automobile accident. The person […]

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Car Accidents 11 people injured in early morning Brooklyn van accident

Two vehicles, a “dollar van” and a taxicab, collided with each other Thursday morning, causing eleven people to suffer both minor and major injuries. The accident, which occurred at 9:15 a.m., took place at the intersection of Lefferts Avenue and Rogers Avenue in East Flatbrush, as reported by a FDNY spokesperson. Five people sustained severe […]

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Car Accidents Bill Seeking Higher Penalties for Abandoning a Hit and Run Scene

The New York State Senate has passed a bill that allows greater fines and penalties to be meted out to people who will leave the scene of a vehicular accident. The bill introduced by Ken LaValle increases prison time for a hit and run to a maximum of 15 years in prison by changing the […]

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Car Accidents Hit-and-run on Northway injures two

In late February, two people that were pulled over to assess a problem with their car were slightly injured after a car passed by them out on the Northway in Malta, hitting their automobile. New York State Police Sgt. John Phelps said 26-year-old Ashley Shell and Cody Thivierge of Ballston Lake and Corinth, respectively, had […]

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Car Accidents New York Jets Coach Responsible for Three-Car Crash

On January 14, the coach of the New York Jets, Rex Ryan, ran into a black Mazda, which in turn spun into a red Toyota, causing a three-car accident. This accident took place in Pennsylvania at the intersection of West 3rd and Wyandotte Street. Ryan denied speeding, but did not similarly deny his responsibility for […]

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Car Accidents Bus Driver’s Manslaughter Trial Begins

The criminal trial of a bus driver who was behind the wheel when it crashed, killing 15 of its 32 passengers, started in New York last week. The driver has been charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. According to Reuters, the accident occurred in March 2011 in Chinatown. Passengers on the bus were being […]

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