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Suffolk Police Investigate Fatal Collision on County Road 83

In Coram, on the night of November 22nd, Suffolk police reported a fatal incident involving a pedestrian who was struck and killed while crossing County Road 83 at Hawkins Path around 7 p.m. The collision occurred with a northbound 2013 Dodge Ram, driven by a 28-year-old Holbrook man. The pedestrian, a 50-year-old individual, was transported… Read More »

Older Citizens More Likely to be Victims of Pedestrian Accidents in the City

The United States has seen a slight increase in the number of pedestrian accidents over the last couple years, with 2020 seeing historic highs for rates of such accidents. In New York, older residents tend to be disproportionately affected as victims. A public service announcement from the NYPD indicated older pedestrians account for 35 percent… Read More »

Long Island Woman Charged With Leaving Scene of Accident Resulting in Serious Injuries

A 67-year-old woman from Long Island was recently charged with fleeing the scene of an accident that resulted in a serious injury to a pedestrian. According to police, the accident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5 in Copiague. Suffolk County Police responded to the scene and conducted the subsequent investigation into the… Read More »

Pedestrian Dead After Accident Involving Commercial Truck in Parking Lot

A pedestrian died due to injuries sustained in recent accident in a Nesconset parking lot, prompting reminders for drivers and pedestrians alike to always be aware of their surroundings in these areas. According to police, the driver was in a commercial vehicle moving in reverse in the parking lot of a local business: the Handy… Read More »

Pedestrian Killed in Accident Involving Suffolk Transit Bus

A 64-year-old Lindenhurst woman died after reportedly being hit by a Suffolk Transit bus while walking on the Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst. According to the Suffolk County Police Department, the accident happened near Wellwood Avenue at about 8:08 p.m. on Thursday, November 2. The woman was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West… Read More »

Long Island High School Student Suffers Critical Injuries in Pedestrian Accident

A ninth-grade student at Oceanside High School was critically injured after being struck by a car the morning of Friday, September 8. According to Nassau County police detectives, the driver was a 63-year-old man who was behind the wheel of a 1998 Lexus. He was reportedly heading east on Foxhurst Road shortly before 7:20 a.m…. Read More »

5 New York City Pedestrians Killed in Single Week

Over the past two years, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” plan has been lauded for its commitment to reducing the number of pedestrian deaths in the city. Its execution, however, remains suspect. In one recent week, from Tuesday, October 4 to Tuesday, October 11, five pedestrians were killed in accidents involving automobiles…. Read More »

Runaway Taxi Death Raises Pedestrian Safety Concerns in NYC

A tragic accident has once again drawn attention to pedestrian safety in New York City. The New York Post  reports that on December 30, 2015, a 67-year-old cab driver got out of his taxi to assist his passenger to the curb when the vehicle rolled away. The accelerating cab hit 22-year-old Suhuyn Park at the… Read More »