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John Nash, Beautiful Mind’ mathematician, wife killed in car crash

John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’, die in New Jersey Turnpike crash

John Nash, and his wife Alicia Nash were killed when their taxi crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike, May 24, 2015 at 8:33 AM.

You may of heard of John Nash for his work in game theory, winning the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994.

His breakthroughs in maths – and was known to have  struggles with schizophrenia.

John Nash Crash

A terrible loss of two brilliant, loving and creative people. Seat-belts save lives.

Police reports indicate the two were in a taxi traveling southbound in the left lane of the turnpike when the driver of the Ford Crown Victoria lost control as he tried to pass a Chrysler in the center lane, crashing into a guard rail near Interchange 8A in Monroe Township, according to State Police Sgt. Gregory Williams.

The two were ejected from the vehicle and reports indicate they had not been wearing their seat belts.

The driver of the second vehicle also crashed into the guard rail. The taxi driver had to be extricated from the vehicle and flown to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick with non-life-threatening injuries. He was identified as Tark Girgis, 46, of Elizabeth.

A passenger in the Chrysler was treated for neck pain.

Paul Ajlouny, New York car accident lawyer weighs on this very sad loss.. “Prayers and condolences go out to the family of John & AliciaNash,” Says Mr. Ajlouny. ” this is yet another sad reminder that accident happen.

Two beautiful lives lost on NJ highways probably due to speed, negligence and not using seat belts. The NJ highways are not raceways, congested with professional racing drivers.

Deadly vehicle accidents on NJ and New York freeways, often describe,”ejected from the vehicle”.  It’s not that difficult to  buckle up.  Loss of life is tragic for all involved.  Everyone is someone’s son, daughter, husband,wife, sister brother, mother or father.

Here’s some advice, Buckle up!  Do you really want to put your life in the hands of a Taxi driver for goodness sake!”

Woman falls 5 stories to her death window in Upper Manhattan

In a tragic story on Thursday night, a 67-year-old women, Francisca Fernandez, visiting her family from the Dominican Republic, plunged to her death after falling down stairs and then breaking through the fifth-story window of an Inwood building to her death, according to authorities.

According to New York Personal Injury Lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, Manhattan’s Inwood neighborhood is located in the Upper East Side.  It’s basically suburbia, very hip. “low to the ground buildings, often times only five or six stories, hardly ever a doormen, and rapidly growing in popularity.” Says Mr. Ajlouny.

However, this is not the first time in New York City someone has fallen to their death through a window.

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2015, A window washer who was leaning out a fifth-floor apartment without a harness plunged to his death on Jay St. near Greenwich St. in Tribeca in front of shocked onlookers.
  • Thursday, Aug 1, 2013, a Manhattan ad executive who went out to smoke on the balcony of her 17th-floor apartment while on a first date plunged to her death early Thursday morning when she sat on the railing and it gave way.
  • Eric Clapton’s son, Conor, died at the age of four years old after falling from a window in del Santo’s 53rd floor, New York City apartment.  The window was a full wall window that had been removed by a janitor to let fresh air in while he worked.  Conor was playing hide and seek with a nanny and running from her when he ran into the room with the open window and straight out of it.

There will always be an unfortunate number of falls from windows as seen in these previous incidents that ended tragically.

In such cases it is the responsibility of the property management companies and owners to understand the risk of injury and death to occupants, children and visitors alike.  They have an obligation  to the people that live in these building to ensure safety.

Some FREE ADVICE: Landlords and Property Managers should always consider preventing such accident by provide window guards or window stops so that no one not will fall out of windows.

Window Fall Injuries

A woman fell down a flight of stairs and sending her flying out a window in an apartment house stairwell. She then fell five floors to her death in Upper Manhattan.

Tour Bus Fatality Manhattan

A female tourist was struck by a tour bus in Manhattan Wednesday, according to authorities.

The bus was parked on Amsterdam Avenue facing northbound between West 112th Street and West 113th Street, and when it moved forward, hitting the 68 year old woman, who was trying to cross Amsterdam Avenue.

Morningside Heights Tour Bus Accident

Woman Killed After Being Struck by Tour Bus in Manhattan

The woman, Wanda Canestri, who is Italian but from Spain, was reportedly pinned under the bus and pronounced dead at the scene.

No one was on the bus at the time of the accident other than the driver.

The tour bus company, identified as United Coach Line based on Staten Island, said it was still investigating the tour bus accident.

Pedestrian accidents in NYC 4k annually

Over 4,000 pedestrians in New York City are seriously injured or killed in vehicle accident.

More than 60% of pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in New York were struck in the five boroughs, (Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan) according to a new report claims.

According to New York personal Injury Attorney, Paul Ajlouny, “Pedestrian accidents are almost always the fault of the driver failing to yield, speeding, or running a traffic signals.

Distracted driving (cell phone usage, texting while driving or just not paying attention), is probably one of the biggest reasons for motor vehicle accidents in New York.” Says, Mr. Ajlouny.

Pedestrian Accidents

Traffic crashes cause 4,000 serious injuries in NYC every year.

Studies show that in New York City, 453 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents from 2011-2013 — 60% of the state’s total.

Most dangerous NYC roads

Critically injured teen after being struck by car in Brooklyn

A teenager was seriously injured after being struck by a car outside James Madison High School in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.

The 17 year old, a student at the school, was struck by the car at around 12:10pm.

According to witnesses, the teen ran out into the street to catch the bus and when he was struck. He was thrown into the bus after he was hit.

The teen was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition.

The car that struck the victim remained at the scene. Police are investigating.

NYPD Officer Killed Motorcycle Accident In Brooklyn

NEW YORK — An NYPD officer has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Brooklyn.

The accident occurred on Rockaway Parkway between Avenue J and Flatlands Avenue around Monday evening.

Fatal motorcycle accident

An off-duty NYPD officer has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Brooklyn.

The NYPD officer was riding a Ducati motorcycle southbound when a 2015 Kia Sorrento made a U-turn in front of him from the northbound lanes, causing the bike to crash into the SUV’s passenger side front door, police said.

The officer was found lying in the roadway unconscious and unresponsive when emergency units first arrived at the scene. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he died.

The SUV driver was treated for neck and back pain. Two young boys, passengers in the SUV, were not hurt, according to the NYPD

This accident is still under investigation.

Worker falls 24 stories down elevator shaft

BREAKING NEWS MIDTOWN MANHATTAN — A worker falls to his death 24 stories down an elevator shaft into the cellar of a construction site for a 29-story luxury hotel building, according to officials.

Elavator collapse

Worker dies after falling 24 floors in elevator shaft.

The elevator collapse around 12:40 p.m. at 301 W. 46th St., near Eighth Avenue at the site of the future Riu Hotel. The worker who remain unidentified dead at Bellevue Hospital at 1:26 p.m., according to NYPD.

worker falls to death

Construction worker falls to his death down elevator shaft.

There had been previous safety citations when another worker fell from the fifth to the second floor during demolition of the building in July 2013, according to Department of Buildings records.

Elevator Fatal Accident

Construction Worker Hurt in Fall in NYC Elevator Shaft.

The Spanish-owned hotel is designed by Berg and Flynn Architecture and is being being built by the Rinaldi Group.

“The Rinaldi Group is incredibly saddened by this horrible accident and our prayers are with the family,” officials at the company said.

The building’s owner, Pinapple Developments, did not immediately responded to requests for comment.

The accident is still under investigation.

Construction Accidents New York

Jan 9, 2015, a repairmen was crushed to death by an elevator car in Manhattan. The man was in an elevator shaft at 75 West End Ave. on the Upper West Side when an empty elevator moved down three floors, pinning him underneath it.

April 8, 2015 at 12:18 Emergency crews responded to a construction accident in Midtown that left four workers injured. Officials say they were removing a chandelier inside 331 Madison Avenue when a railing gave way.

April 2015 a worker was killed—when he fell six stories from a building in Brighton Beach.

April 7, 2015 – Four injured after wall collapse in Midtown Manhattan. The four men were doing demolition on the first floor mezzanine inside the Madison Ave. office building near E. 43rd St. when a masonry wall began falling towards them. The workers fell off the mezzanine onto the floor one story below.

August 6, 2014 – Two construction workers were injured when an elevator malfunctioned — coming off its track and falling several feet — at a West Village apartment building.

“Every year, thousands of construction workers are injured or killed at New York construction job sites.” says Paul Ajlouny, New York personal injury lawyer. This is yet another casualty for the records of hazardous workplace.  Especially since reports indicate that safety inspectors found floor openings without the required railings and cited the owner for unsafe work conditions.” Says, Mr. Ajlouny.



Daily News Truck Accident

A driver for the Daily News was killed this Sunday morning when his delivery truck collided with a green outer-borough taxi in Brooklyn, according to NY authorities.

The deadly collision happened early Sunday morning around 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of Nostrand and Flushing Avenues in Williamsburg.

Flushing Accident

A driver for the Daily News was killed Sunday morning when his truck collided with a taxi

A vehicle not involved in the accident, dash cam video taken, shows the Daily News truck approach the intersection at a yellow light before it collides with the taxi, which comes from the right.

The collision was so violent that it flipped the Daily News truck over.

When NYPD arrived at the scene, they found the driver, Jonathan Long of Brooklyn, unconscious with traumatic injuries.

Long was transported to Woodhull Hospital where he was pronounced DOA, police said.

The 58-year-old passenger of the truck was also taken to Woodhull Hospital. Listed in stable condition.

“Often times, inner city commercial delivery truck drivers (UPS, FedEx, Post Office (USPO) and other delivery trucks) don’t wear seat belts and may even drive with their doors open, since it is routine for them to hop in and out of their trucks.” Suggest Paul Ajlouny, New York personal injury attorney.

The taxi driver was treated at the scene. The accident is still being investigated.

Midtown Crane Accident

Breaking: dead in Midtown crane accident, FDNY. Construction worker killed in freak crane accident at Midtown construction site accoriding to officials.

NYC Crane Accident

One Dead in Crane Accident at New York City Construction Site

A mini-crane killed a construction safety coordinator Friday as horrified hardhats helplessly watched the freak accident on a Manhattan street.

The man died at the scene of the accident on E. 44th St. near Second Ave.

In the last 48 hours New York Crashes


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)

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