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Passenger Critically Injured in Long Island Wrong-Way Accident

Local police have charged a man from Wyandanch with driving while intoxicated and traveling the wrong way on the road after he allegedly crashed his vehicle and critically injured his passenger. The man was reportedly driving without a license at the time of the crash. According to law enforcement officials, the 26-year-old man was heading… Read More »

Car Crashes Through Wall of Long Island Apartment

A Long Island apartment sustained significant damage after a driver reportedly lost control of a vehicle and rammed through the exterior wall of the building, through the living room and into the kitchen. The accident occurred shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, December 11, in the 1700 block of Green Way. There were four people in… Read More »

Making a Recorded Statement After an Auto Accident

After you’ve been involved in a car accident and report it to your insurance company, you will likely be asked by the adjuster assigned to your case to make a recorded statement. In this statement, you will be asked to recount the crash in your own words. But should you actually make this recorded statement?… Read More »

What is Vehicular Homicide?

In some auto accident cases, the actions of the person who caused the crash may be classified as “vehicular homicide,” also referred to as vehicular manslaughter. In such a case, the accident involved the death of someone other than the driver due to either grossly negligent or intentionally malicious operation of a vehicle. The general… Read More »

3-Car Crash on LIE Service Road Causes Seven Injuries

A three-car crash on Walt Whitman Road and the eastbound service road along the Long Island Expressway in Melville resulted in injuries to seven people. The accident occurred the afternoon of Friday, November 3. According to police, a 30-year-old Freeport man was traveling east in his 2003 GMC Yukon along the South Service Road when… Read More »

Two Passengers Suffer Serious Injuries in Cedarhurst DUI Accident

A man from Queens faces two charges of vehicular assault and a count of driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle accident he allegedly caused resulted in serious injuries to two of his passengers. The accident occurred in Cedarhurst on Tuesday, November 21 at about 1:20 a.m. According to Nassau County Police, the 20-year-old driver lost… Read More »

Man Charged with DWI After Striking Pedestrian on Long

Police in Fort Salonga recently arrested a man who was involved in a car accident that led to the death of a pedestrian on Long Island. The 69-year-old man was charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) after striking the pedestrian, who was walking along Sunken Meadow Road. The accident occurred the afternoon of Friday, September… Read More »

3 Injured, 1 Dead in Crash Between Jeep and Motorcycle on Long Island

A motorcyclist was killed and three more people were injured in an accident in East Moriches on Long Island the evening of Monday, September 25. According to information released by the Suffolk County Police Department, the accident occurred at approximately 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of Valley Drive and East Moriches Boulevard. A 21-year-old man… Read More »

When Are Employers Liable in Car Accidents?

If a car accident happens while a driver is using a company vehicle, or driving his or her own vehicle in the scope of employment, that driver’s employer could be considered fully or partially liable for any injuries or property damage that occur. This sort of “vicarious liability” is most common in cases involving a… Read More »

Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Bus

A recent accident in downtown Manhattan has underscored the importance of paying attention for both drivers and pedestrians. A bus headed to Staten Island during rush hour reportedly hit a 90-year-old woman, who was left in critical condition. The driver of the bus was not charged with any violation. In recent years, the New York… Read More »