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Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Pedestrian Safety Initiative: See! Be Seen! - Long Island & Upstate NY

In an ongoing attempt to keep New York pedestrians safe, a new public service announcement called See! Be Seen! will begin airing June 15th until June 28th, courtesy of the New York State Department of Health. 

Hazmat Situation After Auto Accident in Scottsville, New York

Two people were injured in Scottsville, New York when a medical transport van failed to stop at a stop sign and flashing red light, colliding with a tanker truck filled with nearly 2,000 gallons of gas and diesel fuel.

NYC Private Sanitation--Unsafe Working Conditions, High Fatalities

Trash and recycling disposal is the fifth-most dangerous job in America by fatality rate, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But in New York City, residential sanitation is publically-run, while commercial garbage disposal is privately-owned-and the safety records between the two are very different. In 2017, private sanitation trucks killed seven people in New York City, while municipal sanitation trucks haven't caused a fatality since 2014, according to an investigative piece done by ProPublica.

School Bus Crash Kills 2 After Illegal U-Turn on Highway in Morris County

Two people, a teacher and a 10-year-old student, were tragically killed when the school bus they were riding attempted an illegal U-turn on I-80 West and collided with a dump truck on early May 17, 2018 in Mount Olive, New Jersey.

Staying Safe During New York City's Cycling Season

In view of the extended winter, it may not seem like it, but ideal biking season is just around the corner. Particularly as enrollment for Citi Bike continues to grow, with 137,000 annual members as of January 2018, a 56% increase from the same time in 2015, there will be more bikes on the road as the weather heats up.

MTA Worker Stephen Livecchi Killed After Being Struck by Bus in Queens

An MTA worker was struck and killed by a bus after the driver backed into him at the College Point Bus Depot in Queens on Tuesday, March 27-the second MTA employee killed on the job this year.