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LIE deadly crash cause, excessive speed.

Speed has been determined to be a factor in the LIE deadly crash that has taken the lives of 6 people. Authorities believe that 26 year old Carmelo Pinales may have been speeding at a rate of 100 miles per hour.

Scene, victims in Long Island Expressway crash

A former aid to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, 29 year old Scott Martella of Smithtown, was among the victims who were killed in the accident. The accident occurred Sunday morning around 9:30 a.m, near Exit 68 on the LIE.

Scott Martella was driving in the westbound lane of the Long Island Expressway near Exit 68 in Manorville, NY. with his fiancee, 29 year old Shelbi Thurau. As they were driving an eastbound Subaru went airborne and landed in the westbound lane. Their car was crushed.

The driver of the Subaru according to witnesses apparently lost control of his vehicle, which crossed over the grassy median, went airborne and struck two vehicles, a BMW and a Honda, that were traveling westbound.

The Subaru was driven by 26 year old Carmelo Pinales of Hicksville. His sister Patricia Pinales was in the passenger seat and his 10 year old son in the back. Scott Martella, Carmelo Pinales and Patricia Pinales all were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Pinales 10 year old son, Christopher, later died from his injuries at the hospital. Shelbi Thurau, Scott’s fiancee survived.

The BMW was driven by 73 year old Marvin Tenzer. He was with his wife Sandra and another couple: Helen and Isidore Adelson. Mr Adleson died from his injuries yesterday night and the rest of the BMW occupants sustained injuries. His wife Helen, succumbed to her injuries and has also passed. Witnesses who saw the Subaru passing them before the accident said the car “was flying”.

Relatives of the Pinales’ family say they believe an earlier accident left an oil spill, which contributed to the crash.

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.

SUV slams into Bronx restaurant, kills child, injures two others

SUV Crash Takes Child’s Life

THE BRONX, NEW YORK — A 7yr old boy was killed and another child and a man were injured when an SUV barreled into a Kennedy’s Chicken and Sandwiches a restaurant in the Bronx Thursday night, and then tried to run.

Bronx Fatal Accident

Westchester & Colonial, Fatal accident, car hits man with 2 kids,73y/o arrested.

According to witnesses, the Mercedes SUV backed into the Kennedy’s Chicken & Sandwiches on Westchester Avenue in the Pelham Bay section, fatally striking the child, as well as injuring a 5-year-old girl and a 34-year-old man.

The driver appeared shocked, as people banged on the window of his SUV telling him to move because children were under the car, according to the restaurant store owner Shah Mohammad. The driver then drove the car forward.

Reports indicate that Ethan Villavicencio, 7-years-old was sitting with his father and sister at a table closest to the window when the car slammed through the store pinning Ethan against the wall.

He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The boy’s father, 34, and sister, 5, were also struck by the SUV and taken to the hospital. They were in stable condition on Thursday night.

Tragic Bronx accident takes childs life.

Heart-breaking. 7yr old Ethan Villavicencio killed by man crashing into restaurant.

Witnesses chased the the car trying to stop him from driving off, but the driver kept going, they say, where he was cut off by a traffic officer’s car.

Devastated family of child killed in Bronx

Mother of 7-year-old killed arrives at accident scene distraught.

NYPD arrested the driver, Kwasi Oduro, 73, of the Bronx, and placed him in custody.

FDNY reported, the two children were transported to Jacobi Medical Center, where the 7 year old boy later died. The girl and man are in stable condition.

The store owner says the kids were eating at the table closest to the window when the car barrels through the storefront.

The gold Mercedes SUV hit another car parked out front.

NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad is continuing their investigation.

UPDATE:
The 73 year old driver Mr. Oduro, of the Bronx, has been charged with one count of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and two counts of leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury. His arraignment has not yet been scheduled.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

Teen Fatally Struck NYC

New York teen killed in hit and run.

Fatal pedestrian accident

Mohammad Nyam Uddin was fatally struck In New York Hit and Run.

Family of 14-year-old Mohommad Uddin calls for safety at site of fatal hit-and-run – News 12 Brooklyn http://bit.ly/mohommaduddin Such a tragic and devastating situation. No words can take away the pain of the grieving family. This is a heartbreaking situation.

Prayers to the family. In such situations words aren’t much helpful. Actions, however so that this child was not lost in vain, need to be taken.

Our Brooklyn, New York streets need to be safer.

Mohammad Nyam Uddin was fatally struck at the intersection of East 7th Street and Caton Avenue last Thursday after 78-year-old Lynn Reynolds made a sharp left turn and drove off after hitting him.

In New York City, our signal system for pedestrians — allows drivers to make a turn at the same time pedestrians have a green light — As seen in this sad a fatal accident.

In New York most pedestrians who die are killed in the crosswalk, when they have the light, by turning vehicles not yielding to them. This was also seen a year ago, with three-year-old girl Allison Liao walking with her grandmother, who was hit and killed and the driver ended up not even getting a traffic ticket.

Something has to change.

New York car accident attorney, Paul Ajlouny, states. “Pedestrians are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents every year and looking at the existing numbers of 2014 are still on the rise, even with the new speed limit in place.” say’s Mr. Ajlouny,  New York City streets are dangerous with hundreds of pedestrians killed as a result of being struck by speeding or distracted drivers.”

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