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Author Archives: Mark Goldsmith

Wrong-Way Accident Results in Death of Driver on Sunken Meadow Parkway

One person died as a result of injuries sustained in a wrong-way car accident on Sunken Meadow Parkway on Long Island. According to New York State Police, the two-car crash occurred on Friday, November 20 in Suffolk County in Smithtown at approximately 7:30 p.m. The victim was identified as a 44-year-old man from Kings Park,… Read More »

7 Injured When Driver Sideswipes Another Vehicle on Long Island

Seven people were injured, two seriously, in a crash on Long Island on the evening of Friday, December 4. The accident occurred on Fifth Avenue near Reil Place in Bay Shore. According to police, a 28-year-old man was driving a 2019 Kia Sportage SUV south on Fifth Avenue when his vehicle was suddenly sideswiped by… Read More »

Proving Negligence in a Car Accident Case

If you’ve been the victim of a car accident caused by another person’s negligence and wish to file a personal injury claim, your success in the case hinges on your ability to prove their liability. Here are the elements you’ll need to prove to find success with your case: Duty of care: Your first step… Read More »

Collision in Suffolk County Results in Car Careening Into Canal

A recent collision on Long Island resulted in a vehicle careening down into a canal. Several police officers and five other bystanders sprung into action to rescue a couple who was submerged underwater in the vehicle. According to a representative from Suffolk County police, the initial crash occurred shortly after noon on the corner of… Read More »

Suffolk Locals Warn of Dangerous Curve That’s Been Frequent Accident Site

A pair of victims were killed in an accident at a stretch of Montauk Highway in Westhampton that locals say is “very dangerous,” and has already been the site of a number of other accidents. The latest victims were a 63-year-old woman from Remsenburg and an 89-year-old man from Cutchogue, who died after the man’s… Read More »

Man Injured in Hit-and-Run Outside Long Island Bar

A man sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run accident outside a Long Island bar at approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday, October 11. The 48-year-old male victim was standing outside in the parking lot of Jack McCarthy’s Pub in Centereach on Middle Country Road when he was struck by a vehicle driving in the lot. People… Read More »

Man Charged in Accident that Injured State Trooper

A man from Ronkonkoma was arrested and charged with driving while impaired after he caused a rear-end collision with a State Police cruiser, injuring the trooper in the vehicle. The accident occurred on the morning of Thursday, August 6. According to authorities, the 45-year-old man was driving his 2019 Chevrolet Blazer just before 11:30 a.m…. Read More »

Motorcyclist Death on Long Island Marks Third in Three Days

A motorcyclist was killed in an accident on Long Island for the third time in three days on August 12 at approximately 11:20 p.m. in Smithtown. According to Suffolk County Police, the driver of a 2007 Honda motorcycle was heading north on Route 25A when he was hit by the 17-year-old driver of a 2000… Read More »

Violent Boat Collision Results in Seven Injuries

Seven people sustained varying degrees of injuries on the evening of Saturday, August 1 in a boating accident in Nassau County after a collision between two vessels. The accident occurred with such force that one of the boats was split into two pieces. Multiple first responders were called out to the scene to take part… Read More »

Motorcyclist Killed in Failure to Yield Accident on Long Island

One person died in an accident between a motorcycle and a Jeep at an intersection in Long Island. The accident occurred shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 10 in Garden City Park. According to Nassau County Police, a 2014 Ducati motorcycle driven by a 32-year-old man was approaching the intersection of County Courthouse Road… Read More »