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Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

A trucker strikes, kills a Brooklyn teen out riding his bike

A 13-year-old Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a passing oil truck while out riding his bike in the borough's Bedbord-Stuyvestant neighborhood on Saturday, Jan. 27. The fatal crash took place at the intersection of Jefferson or Lewis Avenues right before 6 p.m.

Just how safe is riding on public transit in New York?

According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), several million Americans rely on using different forms of mass transit including trains, buses, ferries and subways to get around on a daily basis. Researchers with the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) suggests that the use of mass transit isn't slowing down either. Instead, it's growing more quickly than both highway use and the country's population.

Who are you to sue if you're in an Uber or Lyft crash?

When you live in a big city like New York, between insurance, car payments and parking, it can be cost-prohibitive to own a car. Using the services of an on-call rideshare service like Uber or Lyft may be an ideal choice for you to get back and forth to where you need to go at a flat rate.

A 20-year-old is struck, killed along the Long Island Expressway

A 20-year-old Queens resident was struck by a Jeep Liberty while standing outside of his Honda Accord early in the morning on Wednesday, Oct. 25th. The collision occurred just before 12:05 a.m., shortly after witnesses reported having seen the man pull over into the shoulder of Clearview Expressway. He'd been driving in the direction of Long Island at the time.

A charter bus driver crashes into a Queens city bus, killing 3

A Queens charter bus driver, who had been previously fired from his job as a driver for New York City's Metro system, crashed into one of his former employer's buses on Monday, Sept. 18. That collision killed two and injured more than a dozen others.