Recent News for Accidents in New York

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4 injured when driver crashes into outdoor dining structure in East Harlem | Finz & Finz, P.C.

EAST HARLEM, MANHATTAN – Police were searching for a driver who left the scene after crashing into an outdoor dining structure in Manhattan on Saturday night, reports WNBC. The incident happened in the vicinity of East 111th Street between Second Avenue and Third Avenue in East Harlem at about 10:15

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Man arrested in Queens hit-and-run crash that killed 5-year-old boy | Finz & Finz, P.C.

EAST ELMHURST, QUEENS – Authorities announced an arrest in the case of a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred in Queens on Sept. 1. According to WNBC, 40-year-old Xavier Carchipull of Astoria is facing several charges, including leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and driving without a license. 

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2 motorcycle riders killed in separate collisions on Long Island roadways | Finz & Finz, P.C.

ISLANDIA, LONG ISLAND – Two motorcyclists were killed in separate accidents on Long Island roads over the past week. LongIsland.com reports the first incident happened on the Long Island Expressway near Old Nichols Road in Islandia on Sunday afternoon.  Suffolk County Police said 62-year-old H. Reaves was driving a Suzuki

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Westchester highway worker fatally struck by vehicle while on job | Finz & Finz, P.C.

YORKTOWN, WESTCHESTER COUNTY – A highway employee in Westchester County died last week after being struck by a vehicle while on the job,  reports WABC. The victim was 28-year-old Jake Arcara, a worker with the Yorktown Highway Department.  The incident took place Wednesday morning while Arcara was on the job

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Off-duty EMT seriously injured after being struck by vehicle on Staten Island | Finz & Finz, P.C.

NEW DORP, STATEN ISLAND – Police say an off-duty emergency medical technician with the FDNY was seriously injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Staten Island Thursday afternoon. According to the Daily News, the incident happened as the EMT was getting into her car in the area of

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Suspect arrested in crash that killed 2 pedestrians in Manhattan | Finz & Finz, P.C.

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, NY – A man is under arrest in connection with a car accident in Manhattan that claimed the lives of two pedestrians, according to a report by WPIX. This is an update to a previous story. The suspect, identified as Leandro A. Diaz-Ramirez, was arrested on Wednesday

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Motorcyclist who went through red light in Queens dies in crash, police say | Finz & Finz, P.C.

RICHMOND HILL, QUEENS, NY – A car and a motorcycle were involved in a deadly collision in Queens over the weekend, according to a report in the New York Post. The accident took place Saturday morning at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard in the Richmond Hill section

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3 killed when stolen car crashes into utility pole in Suffolk County | Finz & Finz, P.C.

BROOKHAVEN, LONG ISLAND, NY – Police on Long Island are investigating a car accident last week that left three people dead, according to a report by Patch. Authorities responded to the scene Thursday night on Montauk Highway near Carman Boulevard in Brookhaven, in front of the headquarters of the Brookhaven

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Pedestrian fatally struck on Brooklyn sidewalk, driver leaves scene | Finz & Finz, P.C.

CANARSIE, BROOKLYN, NY – Police are trying to track down the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in Canarsie, Brooklyn late Sunday night. According to the Daily News, the victim of the hit-and-run incident was identified as 64-year-old Ali Alshawesh.  Police said Alshawesh was walking east on a sidewalk

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Alleged drunk driver arrested after crashing into Long Island store, injuring 4 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

AMITYVILLE, LONG ISLAND, NY – Four people were injured Saturday morning in a car crash on Long Island involving an alleged drunk driver, reports Newsday. Police said two cars, a Mercedes and a Nissan Sentra, collided in front of the Amityville Men’s Shop on Park Avenue at about 3 a.m. 

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