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An Accident is Causing Delays on Outerbridge

On April 10, an accident occurred in Staten Island that caused traffic delays. A Staten-Island bound accident caused a fifteen minute delay on the Outerbridge Crossing. This information came from the Port Authority who posted about it on Twitter. The tweet said, “The Outerbridge Crossing to NY is experiencing a delay of 15 minutes due to an accident blocking the High Speed EZ-Pass lanes.” According to a spokesperson with the FDNY, one person was taken to Staten Island University Hospital South Campus because they had minor injuries. The accident caused delays for a time. No other information on this incident was released. Have you been...

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A NY Police Officers Returns Home From Hospital After Crash Left Him Seriously Injured

A New York Police Officer who was seriously injured in a car crash has returned home from the hospital. The officer, Don Dillon, suffered from a shattered pelvis, fractured hip, and a broken leg when a car slammed into his police vehicle on March 13. Dillon has been welcome home from the hospital a month after the incident happened. It is suspected that the accident happened because the other driver was driving while under the influence of drugs. Dillon, a 45- year-old officer, has been a cop for 20 years. He was welcomed back to his house in Farmingdale, and his vehicle was...

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Injuries and One Fatality in Wreck on LIE

At the end of March, there was a serious accident that happened on the Long Island Expressway in Shirley. This information comes from the Suffolk County Police. A pick-up truck was traveling west near exit 68 at around 3:30 in the afternoon. It hit a minivan, and then crossed the median and hit a motorcycle and another minivan. Police say that multiple people had to be taken to local hospitals. One person, who was in the second minivan that was hit, was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. The motorcycle driver was also left in serious condition. The police charged the driver...

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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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Police Investigating Crash on I-684

On April 13, the New York State Police from the Somers barracks was investigating a motor vehicle crash that happened on Interstate 684 near Exit 6. The preliminary report suggests that it happened at around 12:20 in the afternoon. Zhi R. Ding, age 71, of Queens, was using the median shoulder of the interstate to change a tire on his Jeep. He was being helped by his passenger Xian Yansheng. A Honda Civic being driven by Mark Manzi, 33, of Harrison, NY, left the road and hit Ding and his vehicle. Both Ding and Yansheng had to be taken to Westchester Medical...

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Mercedes Hits Four People After Jumping a Curb in Brooklyn

  In Flatbush on Friday, a Mercedes jumped the car and ran over four pedestrians. This led to two of them being critically injured. This information comes from authorities and witnesses. The driver of a silver Mercedes is expected to be charged for the accident. According to witnesses, the accident was a three-car, chain-reaction crash. It happened at Farragut Road and Flatbush Avenue at 8:45 at night. Witnesses say that the people on the sidewalk didn’t have to time to turnaround as the car was coming towards them. Authorities say that four pedestrians were taken to Kings County Hospital and four people who had...

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Do You Need a Car Accident Attorney?

  After you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident, you might be asking yourself whether or not you need a car accident attorney. This often depends on what happened and the extent of the injuries you are dealing with. If you haven’t been hurt in the accident, most likely you do not need an attorney. But, if you or anyone you know has been seriously injured in a car accident, a lawyer might be a good option. If the injury was permanent or caused serious time away from work or school, a lawyer could represent you. But, even if your injuries weren’t serious,...

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Update: Woman Caused Crash that Led to Death of Police Officer, Kevin Crossley

This update is on a story we posted about earlier this week. Kevin Crossley, 34-years-old, was a village of Whitesboro Police Department Officer who passed away Wednesday in a car accident. State police have said that a 26-year-old woman caused the accident that took the life of the Oneida County police officer. The accident involved her vehicle and the vehicle of Kevin Crossley. At this time, no criminal charges have been filed, and it appears that the crash was a traffic accident. Crossley had worked for the Whitesboro Police department for 7 years, and he has recently started working part-time for the Whitestown Police...

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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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