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A New York State Trooper And Three Others Were Injured In A Police Chase

Posted: July 8, 2020 | Categories: News

As far back as 1990, the National Institute of Justice began urging law enforcement agencies to apprehend known offenders who flee from police on highways. These suggestions come amid startling statistics indicating that the majority of victims in pursuit-related crashes are not the offenders, but often innocent bystanders. Many jurisdictions have pursuit policies in place […]

A Young Boy Was Killed In A Crash With An Amazon Truck On The New Jersey Turnpike

Posted: July 7, 2020 | Categories: News

ABC 6 reports that a 1-year-old boy has been killed on the New Jersey Turnpike in a rear-end crash with an Amazon truck. The crash occurred just before 11:00 p.m. on Friday night near mile marker 69. According to state police, an Amazon Prime tractor-trailer struck the rear of a Toyota Camry. The five occupants […]

Man Gets Out Because Of Animal Accident, Gets Struck Himself

Posted: July 6, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

For those who have been in an accident or had their car break down while in traffic, it is almost instinct to get out and check the damage to the vehicle. However, according to safety experts from AAA and various state highway patrols, it is best to stay in your vehicle, especially if the accident […]

Five People Injured In Two Car Crash In Brightwaters

Posted: July 3, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

When it comes to fatal car crashes, head-on collisions make up roughly 18% of all car accidents that cause a fatality. Another interesting statistic is that head-on collisions are more likely to occur in a rural rather than an urban area. 75% of all head-on collisions take place on rural roadways.  A failed passing maneuver […]

Five Killed In Richford Accident

Posted: July 2, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, twice as many fatalities occur on two-lane roads. 75% of two-vehicle head-on collisions occurred on two-lane, undivided roads. Head-on collisions are disproportionately deadly.  One of the leading causes of head-on collisions on two-lane roads is improper passing or passing illegally. In New York, passing is […]

Two People Were Killed In A Traffic Accident, The Driver Was Under The Influence

Posted: June 30, 2020 | Categories: News

new-york-crash-that-killed-20-year-old/ According to the New York Criminal Code, a driver may face three possible charges if they are intoxicated by alcohol or drugs and kill another person. These charges are first-degree vehicular manslaughter and second-degree vehicular manslaughter. The driver may also face charges of aggravated vehicular homicide.  All three of these charges are felonies and […]

A Woman Delivering Food Was Injured In A DUI Accident

Posted: June 29, 2020 | Categories: News

New York law states that a driver who is intoxicated by either alcohol, drugs, or a combination of the two and is involved in an accident that injures another person may be charged with vehicular assault. This charge is in addition to the DWI charges that the driver may face. The law also applies to […]

Amid The Covid-19 Era, Roadways Are Clear And Speeding Has Increased

Posted: June 26, 2020 | Categories: News

While the Coronavirus shut down cities, calmed traffic across the United States, and caused overall accidents to decrease, another problem caused the number of fatal accidents to increase. Some drivers facing open roadways are giving to the temptation to speed. Several states reported a rise in the number of triple-digit speeding tickets being handed out.  […]

A Roof Collapse Causes Serious Injuries To Construction Workers

Posted: June 25, 2020 | Categories: Construction Accidents

Construction accidents are common according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There are roughly 15,000 construction site accidents each year according to the BLS. On average, over 1,000 people die each year in construction accidents.  While falls make up a significant majority of accidents that occur on construction […]

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