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Wrong-Way Collision in Suffolk County Results in Two Deaths

Two people died from injuries sustained in a head-on, wrong-way collision in Suffolk County that occurred late on Tuesday, December 17. According to Suffolk County police, the accident happened at approximately 10 p.m. that evening on the westbound section of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 64 in Southampton. At the time, a 2004 Mercedes… Read More »

What to Know About Filing a Claim After Being in an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

While all drivers are required by law to have auto insurance if they’re going to get behind the wheel, the unfortunate reality is that there thousands of uninsured drivers out there. If you should find yourself in the unfortunate scenario of being involved in an accident with an uninsured driver, your uninsured motorist (UM) coverage… Read More »

Driver Charged With DUI After Causing Accident That Injured Two People

A driver was arrested after causing a crash that injured a pair of people in Huntington Station on Long Island on Tuesday, September 18. According to police who investigated the accident, the 32-year-old driver, Sky Derival, was driving his Cadillac on Jericho Turnpike, attempting to make a left turn on to Broadway. During the turn,… 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 »

6 Injured After Car Hits Bus Carrying Wedding Party

A trolley bus carrying a wedding party around town in East Islip was hit by another vehicle on the afternoon of Sunday, May 19, resulting in injuries to six people. According to Suffolk police, the accident occurred at approximately 2 p.m.  A woman was reportedly driving an Alfa Romeo north on Harwood Avenue when she… Read More »

Texting While Crossing the Street Could Soon Be Penalized in NYC

In a move that has garnered national attention, city councilors in New York City have announced they are considering a bill that could fine pedestrians up to $250 for reckless behavior if they are caught texting while crossing the street. The minimum fine would be $25. The proposal came after it was announced that pedestrian… Read More »

Pedestrian Suffers Serious Head Injuries in Long Island Accident

Law enforcement officers in Glen Cove reported the details of a serious auto accident involving a pedestrian on the evening of Tuesday, February 19. According to detectives, a 25-year-old woman was attempting to cross Brewster Avenue, heading from the east to the west side, when she was struck by a 2005 Volkswagen vehicle heading northbound… 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 »

Man Pleads Guilty to Fatal Long Island Hit and Run Accident

A man from Long Island recently pled guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal car crash in 2014. The 56-year-old perpetrator, a cardiologist who lives in Setauket, was driving along Rt. 111 in Smithtown the evening of June 14, 2014 when he slammed into the broad side of a woman’s vehicle while she was… Read More »

Do Roundabouts Actually Make Intersections Safer?

Roundabouts are popping up on roadways across the nation under the premise that they reduce congestion at intersections and decrease the number of serious injuries from auto accidents. However, research from the Albany Times Union has revealed the number of collisions actually increased in Albany and other New York cities after roundabouts were installed. The… Read More »