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SUV slams into tractor-trailer Moriches, NY killing driver

The driver of an SUV died when the vehicle rear-ened a tractor-trailer in Moriches overnight Wednesday.

The vehicles crashed on Montauk Highway at Fanning Landing Road just before 3 a.m.

Daniel Krehl, 31, of Mastic Beach, was driving a 2005 Saturn Vue east on Montauk Highway near Fanning Landing Road when his vehicle hit a tractor-trailer, parked with its flashers on. Krehl was pronounced dead at the scene.

Heavy fog conditions were may of been a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Suffolk County Police at 631-852-8752.

Driver of an SUV died when the vehicle crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer in Moriches, NY

Driver of SUV died when the vehicle rear ended tractor-trailer in Moriches.

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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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.

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