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A Father And Son Were Injured In A Rollover Accident

Posted: April 2, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

Rollover crashes are some of the most dangerous crashes that can occur. While some are caused by an initial collision with another vehicle, the vast majority of rollover crashes involve only a single vehicle. According to the NHTSA, 85% of all rollover fatalities involve only one vehicle. While only 3% of all crashes are rollover […]


Several Emergency Responders Came To The Scene Of A Multi-Vehicle Accident Amid The Corvid-19 Pandemic

Posted: March 30, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

The news has been full of COVID-19 related stories lately, many of them concentrating on how medical resources have been overwhelmed as hospitals, firefighters, paramedics, and EMS crews are all feeling increasing pressure. In New York, as many as 150 firefighters and EMS workers have been quarantined, contributing to stressors from being understaffed, overworked, and […]


A DWAI Driver In New York Was In A Head-On Collision

Posted: March 24, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

In New York, a drug-related DUI is called DWAI drugs, short for “driving while ability impaired by drugs.” It has the same penalties as a DWI involving alcohol. Like in many states, the drug that impairs the driver does not need to be an illicit drug like cocaine, marijuana, or heroin. Prescription and over the […]


Two Deadly, Single-Vehicle Crashes Occurred Just Hours Apart

Posted: March 20, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

While most motorists fear other drivers on the roadway, the deadliest of collisions are often single-vehicle crashes. Statistics show that more than half of nationwide fatal car accidents are single-vehicle accidents. In matter of fact, in 2015, AAA found that single-vehicle crashes were behind 55% of all traffic fatalities. According to the agency, 96% of […]


A Passenger In A Car Was Killed In A DWI Car Crash Into A Utility Pole

Posted: March 19, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

In New York, the crime of vehicular manslaughter involves several aspects. In short, it means that a driver was driving in an illegal, reckless manner while also being well aware of the risks they cause to others sharing the roadway. Instead of being prudent and careful, the risks the driver takes causes the death of […]



New York Senate Passes Rear Passenger Seatbelt Requirement

Posted: March 9, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

There has always been a myth that riding in the back seat of a vehicle is less dangerous than riding in the front. Most states now require front-seat passengers to wear seat belts or face a costly traffic citation. The truth is that back seat passengers might be up to three times more likely to […]


Three Cars Wrecked After Drivers Race In The Streets Of Park Slope

Posted: February 25, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

While California is probably the best-known location for street racing, thanks to film franchises like The Fast and The Furious, it is a nationwide concern. In New York, boroughs like Queens and the Bronx are a haven for those who like to test out their modified cars in illegal street races. Another spot in Long […]


Passenger From Westmoreland Crash Died From Injuries

Posted: February 18, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States, according to the CDC. In 2017 alone, 2,364 teens aged 16-19 were killed in motor vehicle crashes. Another 300,000 were treated for car crash injuries in emergency rooms. Teenage male drivers are more at risk for death in car crashes […]


Head-On Crash On Route 67 Leaves Man In Critical Condition

Posted: January 29, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, head-on crashes are one of the deadliest kinds of crashes. In 2017, there was a 58% fatality rate for head-on or frontal crashes. Rural areas are more likely to experience head-on crashes, with 13% of all fatal crashes in rural areas being head-on collisions. Compare this with […]


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