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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

Man Killed in Nassau County Pedestrian Accident

An 81 year old man recently died in a pedestrian accident on Jerusalem Avenue in Hicksville. The accident occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 19. According to Nassau County Police, the man was attempting to cross Jerusalem Avenue at Parc Lane when he was hit by a 2005 Honda Civic traveling north, being… Read More »

Driver in Wrong-Way Rocky Point Crash Charged With DWI

A man from Rocky Point was charged with drunk driving and causing an accident while driving the wrong way. The incident occurred on the evening of Tuesday, March 15. Suffolk Police reported they responded to a 911 call that came at approximately 8:40 p.m. regarding a vehicle heading west in the eastbound lanes of Route… Read More »

When is it Worthwhile to File a Car Insurance Claim?

People can be understandably hesitant to file a claim with their car insurance provider, as it will almost certainly lead to increases in your premiums. However, there are some circumstances in which filing the claim simply makes sense. Here are a few tips to help you determine when it is worthwhile to file the claim…. Read More »

Fatal Car Accidents Increase When We Switch to Daylight Savings Time

Every March, Americans greet Daylight Savings Time with mixed emotions. Some people grumble about losing an hour of sleep when clocks spring forward. Others are happy to have more time in the evening to enjoy outdoor activities. One negative effect linked to Daylight Savings Time is much more serious, however, and now several states are… Read More »

Icy Roads Cause Dozens of Christmas Eve Accidents in Suffolk County

Christmas Eve started off badly for numerous drivers and passengers on the Long Island Expressway and other Suffolk County highways. Icy roads throughout the area triggered dozens of accidents, including single-vehicle crashes, two-car collisions and pileups involving multiple cars and trucks. Due to the various incidents, traffic was delayed and diverted all over Long Island…. Read More »

Investigation Cites Causes of Long Island Crash Where Five Died

An investigation of a Montauk Highway crash that killed five people indicates that the car that swerved into oncoming traffic had been traveling as fast as 106 miles per hour prior to the head-on collision. In the accident, the driver of the speeding car died, along with the Uber driver and three passengers in the… Read More »

Driver in Deadly Crash Accused of Operating While Impaired by Drugs

After a married couple was killed and seven others were injured in a Brentwood auto accident, police said that the man who caused the crash was under the influence of drugs. With the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York and other nearby states, authorities are concerned that impaired drivers will make roads… Read More »

Wrong-Way Accident Causes Closure of I-84

A pickup truck and a semi-truck were involved in a wrong-way collision on I-84 in the Hudson Valley, resulting in the freeway needing to be closed. According to police, the accident occurred in Maybrook at the I-84 exit 28 east off ramp, just after 11 p.m. on Friday, September 26. State police and firefighters arrived… Read More »

U.S. Officials Continue to Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Tesla Vehicle

Federal auto regulators continued to investigate an accident that occurred on the Long Island Expressway in July involving a Tesla vehicle that may have been using an advanced driver assistance program. According to officers from the NYPD, a 52-year-old man died while trying to fix a flat tire on his vehicle when he was hit… Read More »

Motorcyclist Dead as Driver Fails to Yield at Long Island Intersection

A failure to yield accident at a Long Island intersection resulted in the death of a 42-year-old man from Central Islip. The man was riding his motorcycle on Motor Parkway when he was hit by a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe that was traveling west. The 23-year-old driver of the Santa Fe was trying to turn… Read More »