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Bronx single-car-crash leaves driver dead

Bronx single-car-crash leaves driver dead and passenger with broken arm and leg. The single-car accident happened on the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx early Wednesday, according to officials.

1 dead, 1 injured in Bruckner Expressway crash

1 dead, 1 injured in Bruckner Expressway crash – According to officials, speed cause

Wendell Cheeseboro, of the Bronx, was driving a 2006 Dodge Charger north-bound on the Bruckner near Exit 52 in Hunts Point about 3:20 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and struck the median.

Police indicate that Cheeseboro was speeding at the time of the accident.

Emergency crews rushed Cheeseboro to Jacobi Hospital, but doctors were unable to save him. http://ow.ly/ToD9Z

Bronx: Coca Cola Truck Hits Scaffolding Kills 1 injures 6

Bronx: Bruckner blvd, & 138 st, Coca Cola Truck Hit Scaffolding and Pedestrian, 1 female pedestrian DOA, 6 other injured.

Coka Cola Truck Kills pedestrian injures 6 others.

Bronx: Coca Cola Truck Hits Scaffolding Kills Pedestrian Injures 6 Others

BREAKING NEWS  / BRONX, N.Y.
One women in her 30s was killed and six others injured after a crash involving a Coca Cola truck in the Bronx.

The fatal crash happened at about 3:20 p.m. on East 138th Street near Bruckner Boulevard in the Port Morris section of the borough.

The six people injured were being assessed by EMS workers, but were reported to have minor injuries.

Witnesses reported people coming out of work when they were struck by the Coca Cola truck. It was reported that the driver of the truck  had tried to avoid another vehicle when it lost control and slammed into a building.

The woman struck was underneath the truck after it stopped.

This is still a developing story.

Paul Ajlouny, New York personal injury lawyer weighs in on this tragic accident. “Truck drivers are know to work long hours and are on a strict schedule to complete their delivery in a timely manner. This results in in taking shortcuts often leading to negligence. Take into account maneuvering through New York City Streets.

Under New York law, a trucking company can be held liable for the negligence of its drivers. In this case a pedestrian was killed. Odds are Coca Cola will be held liable.” Say’s Paul Ajlouny.

“The truck jumped the curb,  couldn’t stop, hitting a women and injuring six other people. There will be certain factors that will be taken into account when determining fault; speed being an important factor.

The most important question: Could the Coca Cola driver have stopped in time — before hitting the pedestrians?” suggests Paul Ajlouny.

Truck Accident Statistics

Statistics show that the death toll in truck-involved crashes rose 17 percent from 2009 to 2013. Fatalities in truck-involved crashes have risen four years in a row, reaching 3,964 in 2013, the latest data available. Those crashes are killing not only car drivers but also, during 2013 alone, 586 people who were truck drivers or passengers.

Man Struck By City Bus in Freak Accident 06:29AM BRONX

In a freak and sad accident this Friday early morning a man is killed as he stumbles out of a his car right into the path of a city bus in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.

According to sources the 23-year-old Bronx man, who had just left an Inwood club, told his livery driver that he needed to vomit while on West 231 Street just after 2:30 a.m. The man opened the back door of the livery car and vomited.

A passing bus driver told police he spotted the man and veered to get out his way. But the man then stumbled out of the livery car and was hit by the bus. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

bus strikes man in the Bronx

Man stuck/killed in crosswalk on Kingsbridge Ave and W231 Street in Bronx.

Major Deegan Crash 5 injured

According to authorities an ambulance was involved in a three-car crash near the Major Deegan Sunday that injured six people to the hospital. The incident happened at 8:30 in the morning at West 230th Street and Bailey Avenue.

The victims were transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

The accident is still under investigation.

 three-car crash

Major Deegan crash sends 6 to hospital. Ask A new York Lawyer For Free Advice.

New York car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, states “The holidays are a dangerous time for travel, and Memorial Day weekend proves to be one of the deadliest. Not to mention the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.

Car accidents on Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx 2015-2012

Combine the holiday travel time, bad weather and speed on roads with certain potholes and you’ve got a deadly combination.”

  • On Dec 8, 2014 Authorities say a five car collision on the southbound side of the Major Deegan Expressway injured at least ten people.
  • Nov 24, 2014 – One man is dead after a single car crash on the Major Deegan Expressway. According.
  • Jan 23, 2014 – Two people were injured in a 10-car chain-reaction crash that snarled traffic on the Major Deegan Expressway Thursday morning.
  • 12/22/2013 Man Hit, Killed By SUV On Major Deegan Expressway A man was struck and killed early Sunday on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.
  • Sep 6, 2012 – Authorities say eight people have suffered minor injuries in a wrong-way accident on the southbound Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.
  • May 30, 2012 A three-car collision at about 8 a.m. at West 155th Street in Highbridge closed two lanes and left three people with minor injuries.
  • Feb 3, 2012 – A pregnant 16-year-old girl was killed today when the car she was a passenger in crashed in a deadly wreck on the Major Deegan Expressway
  • February 2, 2012 An out-of-control driver plowed into a concrete pillar on the Major Deegan Expressway, killing his passenger and himself and critically injuring three other occupants.

The causes of car accidents on Interstate 87/New York State Thruway (Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx)

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving, Cell Phone Usage, Texting
  • Drunk driving
  • Fatigue
  • Defective car parts
  • Poor Weather

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.

Fatality, 4 injured, car jumps curb in the Bronx

Bronx Accident

Bronx: Fatal Accident 1420 Grand Concourse.

Breaking News: MOUNT EDEN neighborhood, Bronx– Fatality and serious injury accident.

A car lost control, jumped a curb, killing one person and injuring several others in the Bronx.

The accident happened at 170 Street and Grand Concourse in the Mount Eden section around 6:45 p.m this evening.

The car lost control, jumped the curb and crashed into a building, 1420 Grand Concourse.

One person has been pronounced dead at the scene and four others are reported injured. Two people are listed in critical condition, one a child.

The driver of the car is in serious condition. All of the injured were taken to Lincoln Hospital.

Witnesses say the people who were hit were waiting on the sidewalk for a bus.

Teen pedestrian critical, hit by car in Bronx

A teenager is listed in critical condition after an out-of-control driver smashes into a Bronx storefront this Friday morning.

Bronx 2 car crash

Accident in the Bx that left a teen critically hurt.

The accident happened at Southern Boulevard and Barretto Street in the Longwood section of the Bronx.

NYPD officials say a two-car crash between a U-Haul and a car sent one of the vehicles onto the sidewalk and into the front of a beauty salon.

A second person, possibly one of the drivers, sustained less serious injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.

crash in the Bronx

Teen critically hurt and another man injured in a crash involving a U-Haul truck and a sedan in the Bronx Friday morning.


Update:

A driver, 36 year old Efrain Rodriguez, accused of hitting and critically injuring a teenage pedestrian in the Bronx has been charged with with striking 17 Amaru Millin in the Bronx last Friday morning.

The teen suffered swelling to the brain and had to have part of his scalp removed.

Rodriguez, according to NYPD, was speeding, going over 45 miles an hour, and astonishingly fleeing a previous crash when he struck Amaru.

It’s been reported that Rodriguez had taken methadone before the crash,  not to mention16 prior drivers license suspensions.

“He didn’t bother checking on the kid,” an eyewitness said. “The U-Haul guy, tried to flee  the scene. Me and some other guys told him ‘don’t move the car, get the hell out of the car, you aren’t leaving,'”.

“I saw the kid crossing the street. When the kid went to cross the street this U-Haul truck was speeding and it hit the kid and he landed over there,” a woman said.

According to New York car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, “If Rodriguez was driving while under suspension and he was also under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the charges are valid. He  should of had his license suspended permanently.”

Hit and run crash in the Bronx

Breaking: A man in his 30’s was killed Monday afternoon in a hit-and-run in Marble Hill, the Bronx, New York.

Bronx crash

Man killed in hit-and-run crash in the Bronx.

It happened around 7 p.m. after a man was found in the street at 225th Street in Broadway in Marble Hill.

The neighborhood is borders in Manhattan, but is located in the Bronx.

The No. 1 train tracks run directly over Broadway in the neighborhood.

The victim was rushed to New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center, and pronounced dead, according to police.

The driver fled the scene. The vehicle was described as a Dodge Magnum.

Teens hit-and-run victims in the Bronx

Dylon Ramirez a 16-year-old boy is dead after he was struck by two cars in the Bronx.  Both cars fled the scene.

Hit and run accident kills teen critically injures another.

The teens were were on Crawford Avenue crossing east at Baychester when hit by a car that drove off!

A 15-year-old girl suffered critical injuries in the accident early evening Sunday.

According to authorities the teens were crossing Baychester Avenue when they were struck by a Honda Accord traveling north.

They say 16-year-old Dylon Ramirez was then hit by another car going south. Both drivers fled the scene but the driver of the Honda returned and was taken into custody

Both teens were taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where Ramirez was pronounced dead. The 15-year-old is listed in critical condition.

UPDATE: Arrest made in hit-and-run that killed Bronx teen

Police have arrested Shawn Williams, 26, as the hit-and-run driver that killed 16-year-old Dylon Ramirez and critically injured a 15 year old teenage girl. Williams was headed north on Baychester Avenue when he hit the two youths as they crossed the road near Crawford Avenue.

Williams is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death and Reckless Driving.

Police are still searching for the second driver.

Felony Hit-and-Run in New York:

In New York If the accident results in serious injury and a driver flees, the crime is considered a felony, punishable by a fine between $2,000 and $5,000 and additional penalties, including prison time.

Paul  Ajlouny, New York car accident lawyer, responds to this very tragic accident. “People need to just slow down and drive with caution. We all need to yield to pedestrians on our city the streets, because as seen in this devastating accident that has taken the life of a young teenage boy and has critically injured a young girl.

It’s simple, SLOW  DOWN and save life. Condolences to the Ramirez family.” Says Mr. Ajloluny.

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