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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.

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.”

Teens hurt in Medford car crash

Three teens were hurt, the evening of the 10th, after a crash in Medford, NY., Kaynen Peters, 17, was pulling out of a driveway on North Ocean Avenue when his car was hit by an SUV.

Peters and his 19-year-old passenger Brandi Bass, are listed in critical condition. The third passenger, Desiree Lamberson, 19, is listed in serious condition.

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Patchogue, NY- Crash injures 4, possibly 1 fatality on N Ocean Ave near Woodside.

According to Paul Ajlouny, New York car accident lawyer, “there are so many factors to consider in the devastating accident. One being the road conditions, the snow is piled and seeing approaching traffic may have been difficult.

The impact of the hit authorizes will need to investigate how fast the SUV was going. North Ocean Ave is notorious for speed, at least 80 mph even though the speed limit is 45 mph. North Ocean Ave is notorious for being dangerous. Its a highway with houses all along side of it.

However, until an investigation is completed, the accident may or may not have involved speeding. The car was hit on the driver and back door of the car, which is the softest place of the car. There is no protection there. It’s been reported that the other vehicle had minor damage, which prob means speeding might not be a factor.  Our prayers go out to the families of the teens involved in this accident.” states Mr.  Ajlouny.

Kaynen Peters and his two female passengers, Brandi Bass and Desiree Lamberson, both of Patchogue, along with Sanchez the driver of the SUV, were transported via ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center.

The sister of Brandi Bass posted on Facebook saying, “Brandi is in critical condition with a broken back, broken ribs and a ruptured spleen. My sister was on the way to save a life, after the driver of car, Kaynen Peters, got a text from his girlfriend saying that she was going to kill herself. All three jumped in the car to talk her out of it. They never made it out the driveway.”

Comments Made:

Pete Noel · Top Commenter

Not necessarily. Cars today are designed to come apart in accidents. It’s a safety feature taken from NASCAR designed to lessen the force of impact and transfer less energy to the interior cabin. Also, an SUV wouldn’t have to be going that fast to cause that much damage to a small sedan considering the weight ratios. An SUV will have a lot of kentic energy being transferred into a much smaller and lighter vehicle. That would make the smaller car crumble more than if it had been hit by vehicle of equal size and weight.

TonyandAmy Garcia

Or maybe the kids just didn’t see him…& pulled right out in front of him! JUST HAD THIS HAPPEN TO ME YESTERDAY!! man pulled out if a hiddin driveway did not EVEN LOOK to see who was coming down the 30 mph road…nuts!! Everyone just needs to pay more attention!!! & slow the f*ck down..we all come to same red light…u just get there first…& have to wait longer for it to turn green!!

Queens crash two car fatal collision

Driver loses control speeding west on Beach Channel Drive and veers into another vehicle, slamming into the passenger’s side on Beach 127th St. in Belle Harbor.

A young man was killed and three others seriously were injured when two cars collided in the Rockaways Wednesday night.

A blue 2005 Nissan 350Z was speeding westbound on Beach Channel Drive in Belle Harbor when it lost control and veered into oncoming traffic at about 11:25 p.m., authorities said.

One dead and three others seriously injured in the accident.

That’s when a gray 2006 Kia Spectra 5 T-boned the Nissan’s passenger’s side near Beach 127th St., officials said.

NYFD had to use “the Jaws of Life” to rip both vehicles open and remove the injured passengers.

Queens Fatal Crash

Beach Channel Drive & Beach 127th St. U/D; 4 extricated, 1 in traumatic arrest. Hwy CIS requested.

Geovanni Balverdy, a passenger in the Nissan, was rushed to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, but did not survive.

The Nissan’s driver, was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

The 29-year-old Kia driver and her passenger, 21, were both taken to Brookdale University Hospital and were listed in stable condition.

Paul Ajlouny,  New York car accident lawyer, offers his take on this accident. “Anytime Firefighters use ‘jaws of life’ to free trapped passengers, you know that the outcome will not always be good. Rescue workers that help car accident victims will use a hydraulic tool called the Jaws of Life to cut apart steel to free people trapped inside damaged cars after a bad crash.” says Mr.  Ajlouny.

The passenger’s side of the coupe was completely crush inwards from the force of the collision vehicle parts flying and scattering down the road, at least 50 feet away. Twisted metal and glass were scattered throughout the accident site.

Fatal Crash In Queens

Queens firefighters tear cars apart to reach crash survivors.

el_marie26 What a shame that you knew better and the rules of the road and your friend couldn’t… And, you just recently put this up…. Such a shame to lose a life not worth losing during a new year. You were so young and had your whole precious life to live. I didn’t personally know you or your family but I am too familiar to tragedies as such for many years now. May your family find it in their hearts to forgive and may God grant them the strength they need to heal and continue on in life in a positive light. May you rest in the sweetest of peace. I will pray for your family and friends.
Read more at http://websta.me/n/geovanni#srjHMKQlwxK36HbO.99
RIP Geovanni Balverdy

Stop and think; before you end up making making a decision that could end your whole life.

Argument Leads To Fatal Vehicular Accident

Two people were killed in an accident early Sunday morning in Elmont, Long Island.

Deadly car accident in Elmont 4:15 Sunday Morning, left a mangled mess.

Deadly car accident in Elmont 4:15 Sunday Morning, left a mangled mess.

Elmont, NY.  A fatal vehicular accident occurred in Elmont, New York  involving a male driver and a female passenger in a green 1995 Dodge Caravan in the vicinity of 99 Main Street, Hempstead reported arguing.

A police officer investigating the disturbance got was out of his car at which time the driver backed up and twice struck the marked Radio Motor Patrol Car. The driver then fled east on Center Street.

Shortly after, the Dodge was reported traveling at a high rate of speed west on Hempstead Turnpike when they struck a 2002 Ford driven by a 22 year old male traveling north on Meacham Avenue attempting to turn left onto Hempstead Turnpike. The Dodge then was redirected and struck a nearby utility pole.

The driver of the Dodge, Eduardo Sosa Zapata, 23 of Westbury and passenger Jackeline Reyes, 22, of Bellmore were both pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nassau County Medical Technician. The other driver refused medical attention at the scene.

New York car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, weighs in on the dangers of passenger distraction, “Talking on a cell phone while driving is a dangerous given.  Passengers also can cause distractions and crash accidents, as seen in the Elmont, New York crash.” Mr. Ajlouny goes on to say, “Any passenger in the car may have an effect on the driver, in this case a heated argument.”

Studies show that drivers with passengers were almost 60 percent more likely to have a motor vehicle crash resulting in ether a fatality or serious injury requiring hospitalization.

Mr. Ajlouny weighs in on the other driver struck in this fatal accident., “The interesting point to make in this case is that the 22 year old driver struck in this accident refused medical treatment.  Any money he will be feeling the effects of that accident physically in the days to come. It is not advisable to walk away from such a devastating accident without seeking immediate medical attention.  Your adrenaline may have kicked in and YES you may be injured!

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