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Man Arrested For Leaving Scene Of Pedestrian Accident Where Two Were Hit

Posted: August 19, 2019 | Categories: News

Under New York law, any persons involved in an accident must stop at or as near the scene as possible and exchange information with the other party. If either party contacts the police, all parties must wait for them to arrive. Leaving the scene of an accident can result in numerous fines and penalties, depending […]

Queens Accident Leaves Teen Pinned, Two Others Injured

Posted: August 16, 2019 | Categories: News

While head-on collisions with another vehicle and T-bone crashes cause traumatic and even catastrophic damages and injuries, one in five crashes are single-vehicle crashes. More than 8,000 people a year die in single-vehicle rollover crashes each year in the United States. Run off-road single-vehicle crashes account for approximately 70% of all fatal single-vehicle crashes. The […]

Speed Limits To Remain The Same At Deadly Limo Crash Location

Posted: August 8, 2019 | Categories: News

The Schoharie limousine crash was the deadliest transportation-related disaster in the United States since the 2009 Colgan Air Flight 3407 crash outside Buffalo. It was the deadliest road disaster since a 2005 bus fire in Wilmer, Texas killed 23. 22 people total were killed, including the driver and two pedestrians. The limousine involved in the […]

DWI Driver Accused Of Manslaughter In Brooklyn Crash

Posted: August 7, 2019 | Categories: News

All 50 states and Washington, D.C. make it illegal for a person to drive with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08% or greater. In New York, many factors go into what penalties a person may face if convicted of a DWI. If a driver intoxicated by alcohol or other drugs causes an accident that involves injury, […]

Charges Vary When Children Are Injured In Hot Cars

Posted: August 6, 2019 | Categories: News

Since 1990, there have been more than 900 deaths in the United States where children have been left in hot cars. On average, 38 children die this way every year. In the past week alone, four children have died in hot cars. Two were a set of twins in the Bronx, a Florida toddler who […]

Two Hot Air Balloon Accidents Hurt 14 People Last Weekend

Posted: August 5, 2019 | Categories: News

Long before the Wright brothers made their famed first flight in North Carolina, people had been taking to the skies in hot air balloons. Hot air balloons have been in use since 1783 and have long been a popular method of aerial tourism. While traveling in a hot air balloon is relatively safe, some of […]

New Safety Feature May Reduce Hot Car Deaths

Posted: August 1, 2019 | Categories: News

It’s summertime and that means one thing for many people: hot weather. According to a 2018 study published in the journal Temperature, an average of 37 children die in the United States every year. Their cause of death is usually heat stroke due to being left in hot vehicles. The study also looked at how […]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Brooklyn

Posted: July 26, 2019 | Categories: News

Motorcycle deaths were down almost 300 in 2017 from 2016, representing a 5.6% decrease in fatalities. While this is a good trend, a person is still 28 times more likely to be killed while riding a motorcycle than in a passenger vehicle. Alcohol was a factor in a quarter of all fatal motorcycle accidents in […]

Criminal Charges Dropped Again In 2015 Rail Crash

Posted: July 25, 2019 | Categories: News

Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has been calling for increased and improved railroad safety for years. After three fatal Amtrak collisions in less than two months over 2017, he renewed those calls. One of the improvements that Blumenthal has wanted to implement has been sitting on the “most wanted” list of the NTSB for years. That […]

Parent’s Invent Wearable Ice Pack For Children’s Injuries

Posted: July 18, 2019 | Categories: News

According to the American Speech Language Hearing Association, nearly 500,000 children aged between 0 and 14 years are admitted to emergency rooms annually with traumatic brain injuries. In the United States, the most affected age range is children between 0 and 4 years old. Children aged 15-19 had the next greatest incidence of TBI. Across […]

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