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Drunk motorist crashes car into Long Island living room

An intoxicated dr served out of driver loses control of his vehicle and crashes right into a residents Long Island living room early Saturday morning. Gerard Tegins, 20, runs a stop sign at 2:30 a.m. heading southbound on Harrison and Parkside avenues in the Miller Place section of Suffolk County, according to authorities.

Then the 20 year old driver then crosses several front lawns on the block before crashing into a house at 352 Parkside Avenue. He was rushed to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson and treated for minor injuries, cops said.

“A Little Advice, Drinking and Driving Kills.” Say’s Paul Ajlouny, New York Car Accident Lawyer, “30 people in the US die in motor vehicle crashes that involve drunk drivers.

Statistically averaging out to one death every 51 minutes. So as life saving as this message has been, we still see drunk driving — Just NOT OK. Make a personal vow to drive sober but also STOP anyone under the influence from drinking and driving. Tackle the, take their keys away,answer that call when they are calling for a ride, MAKE A DIFFERENCE!”

Deadly Crash In The Bronx

According to NYPD an early morning car crash on Eastchester av. in the Bronx leaves 1 dead and 3 others seriously injured. Saturday, April 18 2015.

Deadly crash in Bronx

The deadly Crash happened at 222nd Street and Eastchester Road at 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

A 43-year-old man was killed early Saturday when his BMW was T-boned in the Bronx and sent hurtling into a pole, officials said. Alvin Fuster was traveling at a high rate of speed on E. 222nd St. near Eastchester Rd. in Baychester at 2 a.m. when he was struck by a Dodge Avenger, police said. The force of the horrifying impact sent the BMW off the street and into a utility pole.

“Just this last week there was another devastating, deadly crash that killed two  people on the Grand Central Pkwy service road due to high speed. These deadly high speed accidents should send a clear message to drivers, yet people continue to use New York city streets as if they are Nascar drivers. A bit of advice, “slow down!”, says New York car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny.

Dozens, including 23 children, hospitalized after truck and school bus collide in Queens Village.

23 children were taken to Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park for observation when a truck that was hit by a school bus crashed into a fruit stand on Hillside Avenue and Hollis Court Boulevard in Queens Village on Friday, April 17, 2015, according to NYPD. Three people were also taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.

Truck Vs. School Bus

School bus Vs truck crash, truck propels into Queens Village grocery store New Giant Farm.

2 people hospitalized in rollover crash after suspected car chase

Two people were hospitalized after a car rolled over at the end of a suspected high-speed pursuit. According to witnesses, a driver in a Lincoln MKZ tried to out run pursuing police. The car hit the median, then a taxi and ultimately flipped.

The rollover happened near I.S. 313 Diana Sands School in the Bronx. EMT says the two people injured in the crash were taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital. The two hurt people were the driver of the Lincoln and the driver of the cab.

Police Car Chase Accident

2 hospitalized in rollover after suspected car chase (4/17/15)

Queens Truck Crash 30 People Reported Injured

Breaking News: Queens, New York. 30 People Being Tended To BY EMT/FDNY After Crash Involving School Bus, Truck Demolishes Front of Queens Food Store.

Truck Crashes In Food Stand

Hillside Ave & Hollis Ct Multiple injuries reported

One person has been reported to be seriously injured; NYFD say they got a call about a “person with trauma” after the accident shortly before noon outside New Giant Farms, a market known for its fresh fruit and flower sections, on Hillside Avenue in Queens Village.

Queens truck crash

Approx. 30 people being evaluated for injuries after truck crashes into food stand in Queens.

Photos shot by bystanders at the scene show the front of the store completely demolished, as firefighters venture carefully inside the building.

Truck Crash

30 Being Evaluated After Crash Involving School Bus.

The front of the school bus also appeared to have sustained heavy damage. The window of the door the driver would open to let people on was completely smashed.

Buildings officials are heading  to the scene to assess the structural damage to the building.

This is an on going story.  Check back with us for updates.

Drunk driver slams into a school bus in the Bronx

A drunk driver slammed into a school bus in the Bronx early this Monday morning, sending the bus driver to the hospital, officials said.

Luckily, no children were on the bus when an SUV slammed into the vehicle head on at Story and Boynton Aves. in Soundview at about 6:15 a.m.

The bus driver was transported to Jacobi Medical Center with minor injuries, according to NYPD.

The SUV driver, obviously intoxicated, was arrested, police said.

Bronx School Bus Crash

1 injured in School Bus Crash in the Bronx. Man taken in NYPD car in handcuffs.

Jamaica Queens Deadly Fiery Car Crash

Jamaica, Queens, NY — Two people were killed Sunday morning in fiery car crash in Queens.

Early morning Sunday., a 2001 Nissan Maxima traveling eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway service road in Jamaica lost control coming off the roadway striking scaffolding that surrounded Thomas Edison High School, burst into flames. Two pronounced dead at the scene.

According to witnesses the Nissan Maxima appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed leaving mangled beams

The impact of the crash was so powerful, beams were bent, a light pole was brought down and part of the scaffolding destroyed.

The victims of the crash according to witnesses at the scene were unrecognizable.

Fatal Crash Queens

Jamaica, Queens double fatal accident involving a 2001 Nissan Maxima.

“Tragic accidents like this one in Queens, is a reminder that life is so precious.” said New York personal injury lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, “Prayers to the friends and families of the two deceased victims. The accident also serves as a serious reminder to slow down — fatal accidents happen.”

Williamsbridge multi vehicle crash

Bronx Car Accident

Multi Vehicle Crash E. 221st St. & Barnes Ave

A multicar crash in Williamsbridge has left at least one person injured this Friday morning April 3, 2015.

The car accident occurred on East 221st Street and Barnes Avenue.

Witnesses have reported that the black BMW was speeding and blew through a stop sign crashing into another vehicle.

According to New York car accident lawyer Paul Ajlouny, “People speed.This is an ongoing threat to other drivers and pedestrians throughout New  York.”

An study by the NYPD compares 2014 up against 2013 numbers and a considerable increase in speeding summons. Overall, ticketing in those categories was up across the city: 89,868 tickets in 2013, compared to 100,172 in 2014.

Here are the top five speeding ticket precincts.

  • 94th Precinct (Greenpoint)
  • 61st Precinct (Sheepshead Bay)
  • 62nd Precinct (Bensonhurst)
  • 79th Precinct (Bed-Stuy)
  • 60th Precinct (Coney Island)
  • 83rd Precinct (Bushwick)
  • 67th Precinct (East Flatbush)
  • 88th Precinct (Clinton Hill/Fort Greene)
  • 84th Precinct (Brooklyn Heights)
  • 68th Precinct (Bay Ridge)

Top Brooklyn tickets

  • Cell phone – 43,920
  • Safety belt – 37,010
  • Disobey sign – 29,889
  • Tinted windows -28,815
  • Uninsured – 18,954
  • Brake lights – 9,981
  • Speeding – 2,873*

“My advice to drivers out there, Is to slow down! It’s as simple as that.  Why risk your life or others. This is not about the numbers.  This is about safety.”, says Paul Ajlouny,

New York City police are writing more tickets citywide for the most serious traffic violations, according to a new WNYC analysis of police ticketing data. Targeting dangerous driver behavior is central to Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan to reduce traffic deaths (pdf).

Sunset Park’s 72nd precinct had the biggest increase, where officers wrote almost 80% more tickets in January, February, and March 2014 over last year. Red Hook’s nearby 76th precinct, the 24th precinct, including the Upper West Side neighborhood had drops in ticketing; where three people were killed in January.

*A data note: The 121st precinct in Staten Island was formed in July 2013 with portion of the 120th and 122nd precincts. In order to compare 2013 and 2014 data, WNYC has combined the current 120th, 121st and 122nd precincts. [1]

SUV Crashes Into Mobile Store In Great Neck

A 66 year old woman was killed Monday when an SUV crashed into an AT&T store in Great Neck trapping her underneath, according to Nassau County police.

The 65-year-old driver of a 2006 Toyota Rav4 pulled into the parking lot of the AT&T store on Northern Boulevard near Nassau Road. She told police she couldn’t stop and the car slammed into the store’s front window. Lizabeth Sbar, of Great Neck, was sitting on a couch in front of the window inside was struck and became trapped under the SUV.

SUV crashes through a Long Island cellphone store killing customer inside

Person killed & 2 others injured when car crashes into AT&T store on Long Island

Witnesses at the scene surrounded the vehicle and lifted it off of Sbar, police said. Angelo and other workers from Auto Expo across the street ran over to see what happened. “There was a woman lying under the car,” he told D’Auria. “The tire was on her chest. So we all got together and we lifted the car and I pulled her out.” Angelo said Sbar was still breathing when she was rescued.

“She seemed to be conscious. She was breathing but she didn’t look good,” said. Sbar died around 1 p.m. at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. Two other people suffered minor injuries. The driver of the Toyota Rav4 and her 25-year-old daughter were not injured.

SUV Crash Great Neck

SUV slams into Great Neck AT&T store killing customer Lizabeth Sbar.

Car Hits MTA Bus in Brooklyn

14 people total injured, when mini van hits MTA bus in Brooklyn, one seriously hurt. The minivan hit an MTA bus,  according to witnesses after running a stop sign in Brooklyn Monday morning.

The van struck the right side of the B6 bus at Glenwood Road and East 102nd Street in Canarsie early morning around 9 a.m., according to MTA authorities.

Brooklyn bus crash

12 Injured, 1 Seriously, When Car Hits MTA Bus in Brooklyn.

2 Missing 25 Injured East Village Explosion

Two people are missing in the aftermath of the devastating explosion on Thursday at a building in Manhattan, according to NYPD.

25 people have been reported injured in the explosion in New York’s East Village police sources said. 4 people have been reported in serious life threatening condition.

East Village Explosion

At Least 2 People Missing After East Village Explosion

Nicholas Figueroa, who was at a sushi restaurant during the time of the explosion, is still accounted for, according to the New York police sources.

Nicholas according to family members  failed to show up for work at Bowlmor Lanes in Chelsea on Thursday evening.

Another man, an employee at the sushi shop, has also been reported missing as well, according to family.

Manhattan Explosion

More than 250 firefighters responded to what became a seven-alarm fire.

The explosion devastated East Village around  at 3:17 p.m. Thursday, shockingly just an hour after Consolidated Edison inspectors were at the Second Avenue building to look at a newly installed gas meter, utility President Craig Ivey said.

The specific root cause of the explosion according to  Mayor Bill de Blasio said the explosion appeared to be “gas-related.”

Manhattan Explosion

An explosion rocked the East Village on Thursday afternoon. The blast occurred at Second Avenue and East Seventh Street.

The fiery explosion rocked the East Village, scattering debris, prompting street closures and hurting some who suffered burns in their airways.

Two buildings collapsed, and at least two neighboring buildings were damaged, officials said.

Red Cross officials said 83 adults and an infant displaced by the explosion and fire had been moved to a nearby school.

Manhattan Gas Explosion

An explosion that may have been caused by renovations in an East Village building set off a large fire and led to the collapse of three buildings on Second Avenue.

School Bus Crash In Brooklyn

Three people were injured in a crash involving a school bus and a minivan in Brooklyn.

Two people suffered minor injuries in the crash that occurred at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Avenue P early Wednesday in Flatlands.

A third person in serious condition was taken to the hospital.

Brooklyn Bus Vs. Car Crash

3 Injured in Brooklyn Crash Involving School Bus.

Van Wyck Expressway multi car crash

NEW YORK — A multi-vehicle crash occurred early Monday morning on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.

The accident happened on the entrance ramp from Atlantic Avenue to the southbound Van Wyck Expressway.

A police car was responding to a two-car accident when it was struck from behind by another vehicle.

The Two officers suffered neck and back injuries.

2 police officers hurt in multi-vehicle crash on Van Wyck Expressway in Queens

Crash on Van Wyck Expressway in Queens injures 3.

The accident caused major delays and traffic stretching all the way to to Jewel Avenue.

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