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New York State Police Are Conducting a Distracted Driving Detail

On April 13, New York State Police conducted a Distracted Driving Enforcement Detail. They conducted this detail in three different towns in New York. These towns were Town of North Salem, Town of Somers, and Town of Lewisboro. This detail was being done in connection with “Operation Hang Up.” This operation is looking to decrease the number of accidents related to distracted driving in New York. Cops are cracking down on motorists who are driving while using their cell phones or other electronic devices. During the detail, the police issues over 43 tickets. Of those 43, 15 of the tickets were issued...

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Update: Driver Charged After Injuring Eight People, Including One Child

This story is an update on a new story we reported on yesterday. In Flatbush, eight people were injured, some seriously, after a multi-vehicle crash that happened in Brooklyn. The driver had been charged with driving while intoxicated. Witnesses say that a black car was trying to turn when speeding Mercedes jumped the curb and drove up on the sidewalk. This happened on Friday night at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Farragut Road. The car hit into four pedestrians who were there waiting for the bus. Among the people that were injured was one child, a 16-year-old, and a 21-year old. David Olivier, a...

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Cop Injured in Crash on Long Island Expressway

  A police officer was injured in an accident on the Long Island Expressway. The accident happened last week. The officer was injured when his vehicle was hit, said the police. The eastbound lane of the expressway was closed at the William Floyd Parkway because of the multi-vehicle crash that happened near Exit 69. According to police, a Suffolk County police highway patrol officer was in his car at the time. He was blocking the left lane of the eastbound expressway in response to a one-car crash that had just happened. While in his car, a van hit the rear end of the...

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Update: Driver of Mercedes Arrested After Crash

We are here with another update on the crash that injured at least eight people. This crash happened in Brooklyn on Friday night. The cops have arrested a drunk driver in connection with the incident. The incident left eight people hospitalized and at least two of those people had serious injuries. The man being charged is David Olivier, 27-years-old. He is facing drunk driving charges for the Friday night accident that involved three vehicles and injured pedestrians, too. He was driving his Mercedes and speeding down Flatbush Avenue when the accident occurred. Officials say he rear-ended a 2015 BMW, and then he went...

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Car Crash in Schenectady

On April 9, there was a car crash reported on I-890 in Schenectady. The accident occurred at Exit 6 of Interstate 890, and it caused traffic going westbound to be stopped. The incident occurred at about 11:40 in the morning. This information came from a post on the state Department of Transportation’s website. The post also said that I-890 would be closed for a time in that area, but it did reopen a couple of hours later. If any more details on this story became known, we will let you know. So far, the identities of people involved are not known. It is...

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Truck Driver in Critical Condition in Wheatfield Crash

  A pickup driver was in critical condition at Erie County Medical Center after he backed out of his driveway and hit into oncoming traffic. This happened in Shawnee Road in Wheatfield. This information comes from the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened at around 6:30 in the morning between Slusaric Road and Wildwing Drive. The driver of the pickup was John Moudy, He is a 29-year-old from Wheatfield. He was listed in critical condition after he was taken by a Mercy Flight to ECMC. Moudy had to be extricated from the vehicle. His truck was hit by an oncoming vehicle. It appears...

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Update on Police Officer Killed in Car Crash

As this is a new and developing story, we will continue to keep you posted as new information is released. The Whitestown Police Department has released the name of the Oneida County officer who was killed in a car accident Wednesday night. Kevin Crossley, the victim, was a part-time officer. The department posted at 8:30 a.m. that he was the person who died in the accident. The post said, “Officer Kevin Crossley who was working in the Village of Whitesboro was killed in a 2 car motor vehicle accident on Oriskany Blvd. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and...

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Driver with Damaged Vehicle Denies Starting Crash

The Orchard Park Police got many calls last weekend about a vehicle that was crashing into parked cars on Lake Avenue east of Abbot Road. Many other callers reported to the police that the driver fled from the scene and that he was heading eastbound. The car had received significant damage to its front end and was missing a front tire and had deployed airbags. An officer, Michael Mackey, was heading westbound on Lake Avenue, when he saw the car pull into a driveway. The police said that Mackey question the driver, and he denied his involvement in the accident, even...

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Woman from Bronx Blames Cop Chase for Injuries She Suffered in Wreck

A woman from the Bronx was nearly killed in a head-on car wreck that happened last year. She blames the collision on a 70 mph police chase that was occurring over another driver’s minor traffic violation. Joanna Green, a 30-year-old, from the Bronx, still has to wear a colostomy bag and is facing a long recovery after the accident changed her life forever. “I can’t even walk two blocks without stopping,” she has said about her injuries. Green filed a complaint last week alleging that the collision occurred after an NYPD officer was recklessly pursuing a Mercedes-Benz for doing an illegal lane...

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Collision with Tractor-Trailer Sends Three to Hospital

A collision that occurred in Lansing, New York, has sent three people to the hospital. The collision occurred on Thursday morning on Route 13 in Lansing. New York State Police responded to reports of a motor vehicle collision that occurred at around 2:00 in the morning. Route 13 had to be shut down for five hours after police arrive on the scene. They discovered that a car had crashed into a tractor-trailer. The car was traveling towards the south when it crossed over into the north lane and his the tractor-trailer. At the time the incident occurred, the roads were icy and...

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