Ask people about the safety of motorcycles and you would often hear them described as "dangerous" or maybe hear the nickname "donorcycle." Even adventurous author Jack Kerouac refused to climb on one, referring to them as "murdercycles."
A collision caused a school bus to roll onto its side in a Bedford-Stuyvesant intersection last week, injuring six children and three adults.
One incredibly foolish act killed a respected man and impacted the lives of dozens on Wednesday.
The Brooklyn intersection of Atlantic Ave and Hicks St. was the site of a terrifying school bus crash that left four people hospitalized last week.
A Manhattan woman was recently celebrating her 65th birthday by taking a walk with her boyfriend, but the pleasant stroll turned into a nightmare. The woman and her boyfriend, 69, were on the sidewalk near East 102nd Street and Park Avenue when a taxi ran a red light. The taxi collided with a box truck, which careened onto the sidewalk and pinned the victim against a fence.
A 54-year-old Brooklyn woman recently died in three-vehicle accident. The crash occurred in the intersection of Foster and Ralph avenues in East Flatbush. The woman was on her way to work when her Pontiac car collided with a Volkswagen before careening into a semi truck.
A child died in a Queens pedestrian collision on Sunday, the second NYC child-pedestrian death in a span of 10 days. As with most New York City pedestrian accidents, the authorities haven't disclosed many details.
Each year, 1,800 children are hit by automobiles in New York City, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Kids are more likely than adults to suffer a NYC pedestrian collision, and a recent accident in Brooklyn illustrates why.
On Saturday night, a woman was fatally hit while she crossed Queens Blvd. at 71st Ave. The silver minivan that struck her fled the scene, leaving the fatally injured 58-year-old laying in the Forest Hills intersection.
On Tuesday, a 71-year-old man sat on a bench in a bus shelter in Dyker Heights, patiently waiting for the B4 bus. Sadly, he never got aboard.