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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 […]

A Drunk Driver Slams Their Car Into A Police Cruiser After A Lengthy Chase

Posted: June 22, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents, News

Leaving the scene of an accident is treated as a serious crime in New York. Under New York law, any driver involved in an accident is expected to stop and share insurance and driver’s license information with the other parties involved. Failure to do so can mean consequences above and beyond insurance premium increases and […]

A Man Dies In A Rear-End Accident In Holtsville

Posted: June 19, 2020 | Categories: News

Rear-end collisions are the most frequent types of collisions that occur in the United States according to the NHTSA. Approximately 29% of all traffic accidents that happen are rear-end collisions. This results in about 1.7 million rear-end accidents annually.  Of these accidents, about 1,700 people die and another 500,000 are injured. Rear-end collisions make up […]

A Mother And Two Children Were Struck By A Box Truck Of State Route 414

Posted: June 18, 2020 | Categories: News

Having an unobstructed view of the roadway and the other vehicles and pedestrians around a vehicle is one of the key factors for avoiding an accident. While many things can distract a driver from paying attention to the roadway, there is one unavoidable occurrence that contributes to a significant cause of accidents.  According to statistics, […]

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