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Drag Racers Crash In Lincoln Tunnel, Father And Son Arrested

Posted: December 3, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

The New York Daily News reports that father and son drag racers have been charged in a crash that occurred in the Lincoln Tunnel.  At about 10 p.m. on February 9th, Fred Ordine and his son Chadwick Quinones were drag racing inside the tunnel’s Manhattan-bound tube. Quinones lost control of his vehicle.  The 25-year-old Quinones […]

Woman Indicted For DUI Car Crash That Split Vehicle In Two

Posted: November 5, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

In the state of New York, there have been drunk driving laws on the books since 1910. Despite a history of over 100 years, the state is still struggling against DUI-related injuries and fatalities. Despite the fact that alcohol is a factor in 1/3 of all the crashes, it has one of the lowest arrest […]

Crash Involving Deer And Semi On Route 17 Kills Two Children

Posted: October 30, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

Press Connects reports that a crash on Route 17 in Waverly killed a 7-year-old boy and his 11-year-old sister. The crash occurred at about 6:43 p.m. on October 20th. A 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback was being driven by 38-year-old Darlene L. Allen. The vehicle was about 2.5 miles east of exit 61. She was traveling east […]

Driver In Four Fatality Crash Turns Himself In To Police

Posted: October 28, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

New York Penal Law § 125.14 covers the crime of aggravated vehicular homicide. The crime of aggravated vehicular homicide is committed if a person is driving recklessly and causes the death of another person and the driver committed other violations. These violations include a BAC of at least .18%, a DUI conviction within 10 years […]

Man Pleads Guilty To Vehicular Homicide Crash That Involved Alcohol

Posted: October 25, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

NJ.com reports that a man has pleaded guilty to charges in the fiery DWI crash that killed a man from south Jersey.  23-year-old Jatinder S. Bhatti was behind the wheel of an Audi A5 northward on Route 55 on October 22, 2017. He slammed into the rear of a vehicle being driven by 78-year-old Dominic […]

Dashcams Can Back Up Your Version Of A Story

Posted: October 24, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

There are several ways that police officers make a determination about who is at fault in a car accident. The first, of course, is the statements of those involved in the crash and other witnesses. They also take a look at the ending positions of the vehicles involved and can make a determination from there. […]

Prison Sentence Handed Down For Hit-And-Run Accident In Nassau

Posted: October 23, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

The Nassau Patch reports that a man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a hit-and-run accident that occurred in 2017.  44-year-old Kelvin O’Neal pleaded guilty in March to charges of two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault, and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in personal injury.  The […]

Boxing Champ Believed To Be Intoxicated At Time Of Crash

Posted: October 22, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

Single-vehicle off-road crashes are the type of crash most responsible for fatalities. In fact, one in five crashes involve only one vehicle and usually, that vehicle departs the roadway. More than 8,000 people die each year in single vehicle, run off-road collision. This accounts for more than 70% of fatal, single vehicle crashes. Crashes where […]

Teen Riding E-Scooter Killed In Hit-And-Run In Queens

Posted: October 21, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

The New York Daily News reports that a teenager was killed in a hit-and-run while riding an e-scooter in Queens.  18-year-old Eternity Stephens was riding a TAILG electric scooter owned by her father on October 12th with her girlfriend, a 23-year-old female on the back. As she traveled south on Rockaway Blvd., a 2013 Infiniti […]

Prosecutor Says Limo Driver Not Exonerated By Brake Work Report

Posted: October 18, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

On October 6, 2018, a limousine carrying 17 passengers crashed in Schoharie, killing all of the passengers, the driver, and two pedestrians. This made the incident the deadliest transportation accident since 2009. Investigation indicated that there had been several pre-existing problems with the limousine. There were also problems that caused the New York DMV to […]

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