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Legal News Archive: March 2020

Pedestrian critically injured by car on Sunrise Highway

March 31, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

COPIAGUE, NY- A 50-year-old pedestrian was critically injured in an accident on Sunday night.

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Car crashes into thrift store in Inwood

March 31, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

INWOOD, NY- A two-vehicle crash sent one of the cars slamming into a thrift store in Inwood last Thursday, trapping three people inside the vehicle.

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Riverhead police officer injured in car accident

March 31, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

RIVERHEAD, NY-  A Riverhead police officer was injured in a car accident on Tuesday afternoon.

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Woman killed, several injured in crash in Ramsey

March 30, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

RAMSEY, NJ- A 34-year-old woman was tragically killed in an accident that occurred in Ramsey on Thursday morning around 6:47 AM.

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Concerned About Coronavirus? You Don't Need to Leave the House to Meet with Our Lawyers.

March 30, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

We all have a duty to keep ourselves, our families, our neighbors, and our communities safe right now. This means temporarily reshaping the way we live to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). At Finz & Finz, P.C., we are taking this duty seriously and are practicing the “social distancing” guidelines recommended by health officials. To ensure you still have access to us, our lawyers are available to meet with you remotely to answer your legal questions and discuss your case. 

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Woman critically injured in hit-and-run accident in Queens

March 30, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

QUEENS, NY-  A 59-year-old woman was left with critical injuries following a hit-and-run collision in Queens on Monday morning.

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Two people hospitalized after rollover accident in Brooklyn

March 27, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BROOKLYN, NY-  Two people were hospitalized following a rollover car accident in Brooklyn on Wednesday evening.

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One killed in subway fire in Harlem

March 27, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

HARLEM, NY- 36-year-old Garrett Goble, a motorman for the MTA, was killed in a subway fire in Harlem early Friday morning.

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21-year-old killed after collision with utility pole

March 27, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

NORTH MASSAPEQUA, NY- 21-year-old Anthony Cardillo was killed when he struck a utility pole in North Massapequa early Friday morning.

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Additional Info: Car Accidents

Drunk driver crashes car with children in the vehicle

March 26, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

PATCHOGUE, NY- A drunk driver was involved in a collision at Dawn Drive around 2:45 PM on Wednesday. 

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Additional Info: Car Accidents

Hit-and-run driver sought in accident in Westhampton

March 26, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

WESTHAMPTON, NY- Police announced their search on Thursday for a hit-and-run in connection to a March 18th accident, Newsday reports. 

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Additional Info: Car Accidents

One killed in wreck on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

March 25, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

QUEENS, NY- A 35-year-old man was tragically killed in a car crash on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway around 8:15 PM on Monday night.

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UPDATE: Woman injured in hit-and-run in Harlem dies from injuries a month later

March 25, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

HARLEM, NY- The 62-year-old woman struck in a hit-and-run accident last month succumbed to her injuries on Friday, according to city police.

Continue Reading: UPDATE: Woman injured in hit-and-run in Harlem dies from injuries a month later

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Motorcyclist injured in crash in Montague

March 25, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

MONTAGUE, NJ- A 53-year-old man was seriously injured in a three-vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon.

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Teens crash stolen vehicle in Connecticut

March 24, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BRIDGEPORT, CT- Two teenagers from Bridgeport were arrested in connection to a vehicle theft after crashing the stolen car on Sunday.

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Disabled vehicle blocks lanes on The Bronx River Parkway

March 24, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

THE BRONX, NY-  A disabled vehicle has blocked lanes on The Bronx River Parkway around 3:15 PM on Tuesday afternoon.

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Two lanes closed on the Cross Island Parkway following collision

March 24, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

HEMPSTEAD, NY- According to 511 New York, a crash was reported on the Cross Island Parkway at Hempstead Avenue. 

Continue Reading: Two lanes closed on the Cross Island Parkway following collision

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Man seriously injured in two-vehicle collision in Brooklyn

March 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BROOKLYN, NY- A 25-year-old man was seriously injured following a car wreck in Williamsburg early Saturday morning.

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Car slams through home in Nassau County

March 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

HICKSVILLE, NY- The driver of a Mustang crashed into a home in Hicksville on Saturday evening around 5:30 PM. Two people in the overturned vehicle have been taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for their injuries.

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Woman killed in fatal collision in The Bronx last month identified

March 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

THE BRONX, NY-  The pedestrian killed in a car accident in The Bronx has now publically been identified, based on an article in The Bronx Times.  

Continue Reading: Woman killed in fatal collision in The Bronx last month identified

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UPDATE: Man accused of throwing girlfriend off the hood of his car describes their fight

March 20, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

STATEN ISLAND, NY- The NYC man accused of throwing his girlfriend off the hood of his car during a fight in Staten Island is speaking out about the incident.

Continue Reading: UPDATE: Man accused of throwing girlfriend off the hood of his car describes their fight

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Overturned vehicle on Williamsburg Bridge forces shut down

March 20, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

NEW. YORK, NY- A car was overturned on the Williamsburg Bridge on Friday. NYPD shut down the bridge as a result of the accident, according to 1010 Wins Radio.  

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Accident investigation forces buses to operate on a detour

March 20, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

LINDEN, NY-  An accident investigation forced New Jersey Transit's #48 and #115 buses to make a detour. The accident occurred near Saint Georges Avenue and Hollywood Road in Linden, New Jersey around 9:55 PM.

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Man struck and killed by car on the Long Island Roadway

March 19, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

RIDGE, NY- A man was struck and killed by a car on Route 25, east of William Floyd Parkway, around 12:30 AM on Tuesday morning.

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Vehicle slams into commercial building in Port Richmond

March 19, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

STATEN ISLAND, NY- A vehicle crashed into a commerical building in Port Richmond on Thursday afternoon.

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Toddler struck and injured by SUV in Staten Island

March 18, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

STATEN ISLAND, NY- A two-year-old girl was struck by an SUV in Staten Island on Sunday.

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Passenger killed in crash on Fairvew/North Bergen Border

March 18, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

NORTH BERGEN, NY- 40-year-old Jose Santos of North Bergen was killed in a car accident on the Fairvew/North Bergen border on Wednesday night.

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UPDATE: Eric B.'s daughter dies after Connecticut car accident

March 18, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

 HARTFORD, CT- 28-year-old Erica Barrier passed away on Monday evening from injuries sustained from a serious car accident in Connecticut.

Continue Reading: UPDATE: Eric B.'s daughter dies after Connecticut car accident

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76-year-old Killed on Scooter in Queens

March 17, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

QUEENS, NY- An SUV fatally struck an elderly woman while she crossed the street in her motorized scooter, NY Post reports. The victim, Carolyn Egger, was hit on 74th Street around 3:30 PM on Saturday. She was transferred to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst but could not be saved. The motorist is reported to have completed a full stop before turning and striking Eggers. They have not been identified and were not immediately charged.

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Speeding BMW Causes Crash

March 17, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

QUEENS, NY- A BMW was filmed speeding through traffic on New York's Grand Central Parkway. According to Carscoops, the footage came from an Instagram Live recording that was posted to YouTube.

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Two Suffolk County police officers injured in accident in North Amityville

March 17, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

NORTH AMITYVILLE, NY- Two Suffolk County police officers were involved in a car accident early Tuesday morning.

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Driver shot and killed in road-rage incident in Park Slope

March 17, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BROOKLYN, NY- A driver was shot and killed in a road-rage incident in Park Slope on Friday. 

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Rap pioneer Eric B's daughter hospitalized after car accident in Connecticut

March 16, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

HARTFORD, CT- The daughter of Eric B., a rap pioneer from Long Island, was seriously injured in a car accident in Connecticut on Sunday.

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Woman thrown from her boyfriend's car that crashes into home on Staten Island

March 16, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

STATEN ISLAND, NY-  A woman was killed after being thrown from the hood of her boyfriend's car in Staten Island early Sunday morning.

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Man killed after being ejected from car in Long Island

March 13, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

SMITHTOWN, NY- A 77-year-old man was ejected from his vehicle on the Sunken Meadow Parkway around 9 AM Monday morning.

Continue Reading: Man killed after being ejected from car in Long Island

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Van driver hits Brooklyn bicyclist, attempts to flee scene

March 13, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BROOKLYN, NY- A van driver hit a bicyclist at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U in Brooklyn last Saturday, only to be stopped by passersby.

Continue Reading: Van driver hits Brooklyn bicyclist, attempts to flee scene

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Woman killed in car accident on the Garden State Parkway

March 12, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ- One woman was killed in a two-vehicle car wreck on the Garden State Parkway early on Wednesday morning.

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Man killed in early morning crash in Baywood

March 11, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BAYWOOD, NY- A man was tragically killed in a fatal car accident in Baywood on Wednesday morning.

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One Dead in Danby Crash Sunday Afternoon

March 10, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

DANBY, NY- A single-car crash lead to the death of the driver near Danby this Sunday. The Ithaca Journal reports that the driver, Gary A. Hunter, drifted into the opposite lane before striking a tree on the other side of the road. He was driving on State Route 96B. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Skaneateles

March 10, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

SKANEATELES, NY- Finger Lakes 1 reports that a fatal pedestrian crash occurred on Sunday afternoon in Skaneateles, New York. The victim, 55-year old Michelle Frank, was struck while walking with a friend on the side of the road. The driver has been identified as 91-year old William Leubner, who was driving westbound on Hencoop Road when he hit Frank. Alcohol or other drugs have been ruled out as a factor. Frank was transferred to Auburn Community Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The investigation is continuing.

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Newburgh Pedestrian Killed Early Sunday Morning

March 10, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

NEWBURGH, NY- A man was killed after being struck by a car near Newburgh and Woodbury, Daily Freeman reports. The man was walking on the New York State Thruway in Orange County when he was struck. The accident occurred between exits 16 and 17, leading all northbound lanes to be closed in Newburgh. Further information is not available at this time.

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Pedestrian struck and killed by car in Bay Ridge

March 09, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BROOKLYN, NY- A pedestrian was killed after being struck and killed by a car in Bay Ridge on Thursday night.

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2 hospitalized after 5-vehicle car wreck on Outerbridge Crossing

March 09, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

STATEN ISLAND, NY- Two people were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle accident on the Outerbridge Crossing in Staten Island on Monday morning.

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Man rescued from tractor-trailer in New Jersey right before it explodes

March 05, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, NY- A man was saved on Monday from a crashed tractor-trailer in New Jersey seconds before it exploded.

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Woman struck in hit-and-run crash dies of injuries

March 04, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

ISLIP, NY- A Long Island woman who was injured in a hit-and-run accident last month has succumbed to her injuries, according to the Nassau Daily Voice

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One severely injured in freak accident on George Washington Bridge

March 03, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

NEW YORK,  NY- One driver was severely injured following a freak accident on the George Washington Bridge on Monday morning. According to NBC New York, a piece of debris smashed through the driver's windshield, leaving them with a serious head injury that necessitated a trip to the hospital.

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UPDATE: Three injured in Lamborghini accident on Ocean Parkway

March 03, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

TOBAY BEACH, NY- Three people were injured in the Lamborghini car accident that occurred on Ocean Parkway on Monday afternoon.

Continue Reading: UPDATE: Three injured in Lamborghini accident on Ocean Parkway

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UPDATE: Off-duty police officer injured in January car wreck in Queens dies of injuries

March 02, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

QUEENS, NY- The off-duty NYPD officer injured in a crash in St. Albans on January 17th died of his injuries on Thursday.

Continue Reading: UPDATE: Off-duty police officer injured in January car wreck in Queens dies of injuries

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Women hit and killed by car while helping at Long Island accident scene

March 02, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY- A woman was killed early Monday morning while attempting to help two motorists involved in a prior accident.

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Lamborghini slams into passing vehicle on Ocean Parkway

March 02, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

TOBAY BEACH, NY-  According to ABC 7 New York, a Lamborghini was traveling west on Ocean Parkway in Tobay Beach on Monday evening when it crossed the median and slammed into a passing vehicle.

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