When a car driver hits a motorcyclist it is obvious that he or she will be responsible for the biker's injuries. This will likely involve insurance payouts and possibly a personal lawsuit. People are often confused, however, about the legal rights of an injured motorcycle passenger.
A 43-year-old New York City sanitation worker died Saturday when a coworker hit him with a street sweeper in Queens.
A man in his 40s died at a Queens construction site after falling five stories down an open elevator shaft. The fatal accident is especially troubling because a simple safety precaution could have saved his life.
Friday's subway derailment in Queens injured dozens of people and terrified 1,000 passengers on the express F train.
A grieving mother is demanding accountability for a fatal Queens car accident that took the life of her son on April 4. The crash killed four young people after their car plunged into Steinway Creek in Astoria.
A spike in snowplow accidents has many New Yorkers on edge when snow-removal equipment is near them. A Brooklyn woman was recently killed in a Bay Ridge parking lot and diners at a Queens restaurant nearly suffered the same fate on Friday.
Broadway is the deadliest street for New York City pedestrians, according to the Tri-State Transportation Campaign. Broadway was the site of nine pedestrian fatalities from 2010 through 2012. Why are there so many pedestrians hit by cars on Broadway?
A hit-and-run at a Queens bus stop injured four people on Saturday, including a child.
New York City's disconcerting spike in traffic deaths continued Saturday, when two pedestrians died in Queens and another lost her leg in the Upper East Side.
Noshat Nahian, 8, was walking to school with his sister in Woodside when they tried to cross the busy intersection at Northern Blvd. and 61st Street. Tragically, Noshat was hit by a tractor trailer and died.