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Pedestrian Killed Struck By SUV In Queens

A 50-year-old man was killed after being struck by a SUV in Queens Sunday morning, August 14th according to NYPD.

The pedestrian was crossing Springfield Blvd around 7:20 a.m. A 53-year-old driver in a 2014 Kia Sorento crashed into him while driving eastbound on Murdock Avenue and turning left onto Springfield. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with police as they investigate the fatal crash.

Emergency responders found the man unconscious and with severe injuries. He was transported to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

Springfield Boulevard is a major north/south roadway that runs through the eastern section of Queens, New York. It is 7.8 miles long and goes from Northern Boulevard in Bayside, to 147th Avenue in Springfield Gardens. Wikipedia

  • Two pedestrians struck when an out-of-control car smashed into the side of a Queens restaurant. Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Springfield Avenue and Hempstead Avenue, Queens, NY
  • Queens passenger, 21, dies after SUV driver hits stopped, parked cars in Queens. Monday, August 10, 2015 South Conduit Ave. in Springfield Gardens

 

 

 

Rego Park Queens Casino Bus Accident

What a way to start a Monday with a casino bus crash that injures 12 in Rego,Park, Queens.

A Resorts World Casino New York City bus crashed into a building while trying to avoid a vehicle making a sharp turn in Queens Monday afternoon, critically injuring the bus driver and hurting several other people, according to NYPD.

The casino bus driver was traveling north on Woodhaven Boulevard in Rego Park, NY,when another vehicle made a sharp turn in front of him at 63rd Avenue. The bus driver in an attempt to avoid hitting the vehicle, made a sharp right turn and struck the corner of the building at 62-87 Woodhaven Blvd., smashing through the building.

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Officials hold news briefing on the casino bus accident in Queens. 12 injured

Deadly Accident Outside Barclays Center

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN OUTSIDE BARCLAYS CENTER–
A cyclist was killed and three others injured in a crash this early Monday morning outside the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn.

According to Authorities, an SUV heading northbound on Flatbush Avenue crossed the double yellow line, went into the southbound lane, and struck a bicyclist.

The SUV then struck another vehicle. The bicyclist, a man in his 30s, was killed on impact.

Three others injured in the accident were transported to New York Methodist Hospital.

The impact of this gruesome accident spread shattered glass, car parts and smashed vehicles stretching for  five blocks.

A witness of the accident saw the driver of SUV hit a Toyota Camry that stopped at a red light at Dean Street and Fourth Avenue. Slammed right into it without breaking.

After rear ending the Camry, witnesses say the driver backed up, went around the Camry then drove into oncoming traffic at a high speed where he then hit the bicyclist near Atlantic Avenue.

The scene was just so tragic. The driver kept on going with the man on his hood, striking a black car before crashing again on Flatbush. Bicycle parts could still be seen stuck in the wheel.

Several people were taken to nearby hospitals, including the driver of the Toyota Camry and an Uber driver who had three passengers in his vehicle.

Cyclist killed in gruesome, bike-shattering accident outside Barclays Center

Cyclist Killed After Bike Shattered in Gruesome SUV Crash Near Barclays

Paul Ajlouny, New York personal injury lawyer, weighs in on this tragic fatal crash. “this was no accident, this was a total disregard for human life. The fact that a vehicle was rear ended and the driver of the SUV continued on to hit the cyclist — criminal. It will not be surprising to learn that this driver was in some way impaired. As the picture shows below, snapped by a witness at the scene, this was no accident, this is a crime scxene.” Says, Mr. Ajlouny.

“From the eyewitness events that took place, once the driver of the SUV hit the car on Dean street, he panicked and tried to make a run for it, running the red light and then hitting the cyclist. The sick thing is there was not one rational thought in this crazed SUV drivers mind. He continued on with the cyclist on the hood of his vehicle, hit another vehicle and then crashed into the intersection on Atlantic and fourth.” Comments, Mr. Ajlouny

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Remnant of bicycle in SUV front wheel, Atlantic Ave & Flatbush.

Fiery crash kills 3 on Southern State Parkway in Bay Shore NY

BAY SHORE, NY —

A mothers worst nightmare to lose her 2 children and husband in a fiery car accident on Long Island. 35-year-old Lucnie Bouaz-Ostane is understandably devastated by the tragic loss of her family in such a horrific accident.

The Father and two children from Queens was trapped in their Toyota as it burst into flames along Exit 41 on the Southern State Parkway in Bay Shore early Sunday morning.

Reports indicate that the family was rear ended by a BMW. According to the wife, the husband, 37-year-old Ancio Ostane pulled over, and she was able to get out, but no one else did.
Seconds later, the car burst into flames with her family trapped inside.

As the horrifying events took place, authorities report that the the driver of the BMW, 24-year-old Oniel Sharpe tried to flee the scene, but was eventually arrested and charged with drunk driving, and trying to leave the scene of an accident.

The husband and father killed in this accident was a math professor.  Their children, 8-year-old Andy and Baby Sephora was only four. Lucnie, wife and mother, had to horrifically witness had to heart wretchedly witness the death of her children and husband.

Prayers and Strength To Lucnie Bouaz-Ostane and surviving family members.

Bayshore, NY Crash

Man, 2 kids killed in 2-car crash on Long Island roadway.

 

Pedestrians injured in Brooklyn crash

EMS reports two pedestrians were struck during a multicar crash Wednesday morning in East New York.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Cozine and Pennsylvania avenues just before 10:30 a.m. Witnesses say a woman in a gray Toyota Corolla was making a left turn on Pennsylvania Avenue when she tried to avoid a pedestrian crossing the street.

Pedestrian Struck

Breaking News East New York: Pedestrians struck: 21st and Pennsylvania Ave NW.

One of the pedestrians remains in critical condition at Brookdale Hospital after being struck by an out-of-control car in Brooklyn this Wednesday morning. Reports are indicating she suffered serious head injury and may not survive.

Witness reports indicate that a 29-year-old woman driving a Toyota sedan southbound on Pennsylvania Avenue made a left turn onto Cosine, lost control of the car, and drove onto the sidewalk and struck the victims.
She first slammed into a livery cab as well as into a 59-year old man.

The other pedestrian, male, sustained lacerations to the face and is reported in stable condition.

The vehicle remained on the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.

Other people in the vehicles were also being treated.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Multiple Car Crash Washington Heights

Running lights can be deadly as seen in this mornings. A driver running lights while southbound on Amsterdam Avenue crashed in Washington Heights, killing a passenger.

The driver collided with a car westbound on West 157th Street just before 5 a.m.

The passenger in the southbound car was killed. The driver is hospitalized.

The crash is till under under investigation.

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Woman, 41, killed in multi-vehicle crash in Washington Heights

Running Red Lights

New Yorkers will always try to beat the light, “cutting it close”. Poor judgment and speed can be deadly. “Running red lights”, according to car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny,  are a blatant disregard for the law and for other drivers. Running a red light is dangerous. The likely-hood of a crash is inevitable. Most collisions in New York that are caused by red light running ending up in T-bone collisions. ” Says, Paul Ajlouny.

 

Car Crashes into Queens Supermarket Injuring 5

Update to Queens Super Market Crash
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 06:42AM

In the Whitestone residential neighborhood in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens five people remain in the hospital after a car crashed into a supermarket in Queens Tuesday evening.

An elderly women accidentally mistook the gas pedal for the brakes of her SUV during a busy shopping rush and crashed into the pathmark grocery store. The SUV drove right through the supermarket ending up at the produce section.

Five victims remain in the hospital with injured but stable; one in serious condition. Three people were transported to Booth Memorial Hospital, while two were taken to Elmhurst Hospital.

Witnesses say the vehicle must have been going about 50mph.

No arrest have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.
A car crashed into a supermarket in Queens

5 hurt when SUV crashes into Pathmark supermarket in Queens.

Elderly Driver Statistics

  • In 2011, there were 35 million licensed drivers age 65 and over according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • 5,560 people age 65 and older were killed and 214,000 were injured in traffic crashes in 2012.
  • In 2012 drivers age 65 and older accounted for 17 percent of all traffic fatalities.

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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.

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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

Early Morning Crash In Bronx 5 Injured

5 INJURED IN CRASH: An early morning crash has left five people injured and an electric pole in danger of collapsing.

Looks like we have a heads up to a very dangerous intersection New York. The incident happened at around 5:20 a.m. at the intersection of East 233rd Street and Jerome Avenue.

The crash has left five people injured and were taken to Jacobi Medical Center. An electric pole is in danger of collapsing.

Lets take a look at it’s history of car accident /crashes in the Bronx off of Jerome Ave area.

  • One person is dead following a crash at East 233rd Street and Jerome Avenue in Woodlawn. A grey Toyota was going the wrong way on the entrance ramp to the Major Deegan Expressway at around 7 a.m. when it hit two vehicles. One of them was a dump truck operated by the city’s Department of Transportation. Sep 23, 2014
  • Driver killed in car crash on Jerome Avenue in Kingsbridge in a fatal single-car crash. The accident happened at around 2:30 a.m., leaving a Lexus in mangled chunks and debris scattered all over the pavement. The driver smashed into an elevated subway pillar, cutting the vehicle in half. Jul 24, 2014

According to New York car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, “Bronx traffic accidents happen on any road in the Bronx. ( Fordham Road, Arthur Avenue, Grand Concourse, Gun Hill Road, Jerome Avenue, Webster Avenue, White Plains Road, East 161st Street, East 233rd Street, or the Cross Bronx Expressway).

So far this year,  2014, there have been 19 driver / passenger fatalities, 17 pedestrian fatalities, 1 cyclist according to statistics tracked by the the WNYC.

There were 263 people who  died in traffic crashes in New York City in 2014.”

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Multi-Vehicle Accident On BQE

The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was backed up in both directions during the Wednesday evening rush, after a multi-vehicle accident that left a car flipped on its roof.

The crash happened during evening rush hour near the Queens Boulevard exit on the northbound side of the expressway in Queens. Cause of the accident and injuries sustained are yet to be reported.

BQE multi-vehicle crash

BQE Multi-Vehicle Accident. December 17th, 2014

Anyone that has been injured in this accident on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway should seek the advice of a New York car accident attorney.

The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in August of this year had a 5 car multi-vehicle crash. In June a fatal crash and in October a gas truck that crashed into a BQE guard rail, which snarled rush hour traffic.

Paul Ajlouny New York car accident attorney advises, “The odds of getting into an accident during rush hour, or when driving under hazardous weather conditions are pretty high; especially on New York State expressways.” States Mr. Ajlouny.

Tips for motorists during rush hour.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Rush hour falls between 6 thru 10am.and 4pm thru 6pm.

  • Avoid changing lanes in a need to get where your going faster.
  • Don’t fall victim to road rage — Be courteous of other drivers..
  • Double-check blind spots before changing lanes.
  • Use a turn signal ahead in a timely manner.
  • Keep a safe distance in preparedness for unexpected stop and go.

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