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Man dies in car accident in New York

One man was tragically killed in the early morning of Oct. 8 after his vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer, according to police. New York State Police responded to the car accident that claimed the life of a 24-year-old man. Police believe weather conditions may have played a role in the accident, but they are still investigating at this time. 

According to the accident report, the victim was traveling westbound on Interstate 90 at approximately 6:00 a.m. when the accident occurred. The vehicle reportedly spun out on pavement rendered wet by rainfall, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle then stopped in the middle of the road. 

Teen dead in fatal accident in New York

A teenager who was a passenger in a multi-car crash in Cicero has tragically died, according to local sources. The fatal accident, which happened on Oct. 3, also hospitalized two other people. New York authorities are still in the process of determining what caused the crash, and they have not yet filed charges against the driver involved. 

The accident report says a 16-year-old boy was headed north on Interstate 81 around 6:30 a.m. when, for reasons unknown, his vehicle crossed the grassy median. It entered the southbound lanes, where it struck another vehicle, spun, and struck a third. The force of the impact injured three people, prompting all of them to be rushed to a local hospital. 

One dead, one hurt in New York car accident

One man is dead and a second seriously injured after a wrong-way crash in Cortland County on the morning of Sept. 22, according to local authorities. New York State Police say the car accident involved a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer. It appears the car was traveling the wrong direction when the accident occurred.

The accident report says the 61-year-old driver of the car was traveling southbound on Route 90 when, for reasons unknown, he drifted into northbound lanes. This took him directly into the path of a northbound tractor-trailer, which he struck head-on. The driver of the smaller vehicle was declared dead at the scene of the accident by arriving medical authorities responding to a 911 call.

1 dead, 1 injured in car accident in New York

A man is dead and his passenger seriously hurt following a serious single-vehicle accident near Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Buffalo. New York authorities responded to the car accident that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man and sent another man to the hospital. So far, they have not ascertained what caused the crash, but they are continuing to investigate as of this report. 

The report says that sometime around midnight, the driver of the vehicle somehow lost control, causing his car to leave the road. The car struck a utility pole and then a tree, causing serious damage to the car. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. An unidentified male passenger was transported to a local hospital for treatment, where his condition is described as serious. 

1 dead, 1 injured following car accident in New York

A tragic crash in Suffern claimed the life of a 17-year-old student from an Orthodox Jewish school. New York police have reported that another student was also injured in the car accident. So far, police have not filed charges against the driver involved in the crash, but they say their investigation is ongoing at this time. 

The accident took place late Sept. 7 outside the school. An off-duty police officer attempted to pass another vehicle when the two cars collided, sending the second car careening into a group of students who were waiting in the driveway of the school for a ride. The school is located just off U.S. Route 202. 

3 dead, 10 hurt in New York car accident

A tragic crash on the Long Island Expressway has resulted in three deaths and a host of injuries. New York authorities responded to the car accident on Aug. 31. The driver responsible was killed in the crash, so no criminal charges are expected to be filed. 

The report states that a sedan traveling at a very high rate of speed and operated by a 25-year-old man struck the barrier on the LIE. The force of the impact was enough to kill three people in the car, including the driver. They were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Two other people in the vehicle were injured and taken to local hospitals. 

Toddler injured in New York car accident

A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition following a serious accident in Queens. New York authorities have reported that an MTA bus was rear-ended by a personal vehicle, resulting in the injured child. So far, no charges have been filed in connection with the tragic car accident

Police have reported that an MTA bus was parked at a bus stop around 1:50 p.m. on the afternoon of Aug. 21 when the accident happened. A vehicle driven by an unidentified person reportedly rear-ended the bus with enough force to throw the 5-year-old child out of his seat. It is unclear at this time whether the child was properly restrained at the time of the impact. 

3 injured in car accident in New York

A crash involving a passenger car and an all-terrain vehicle in Schenectady has sent three people to local hospitals, police have reported. New York authorities report that the car accident took place sometime just after 8:00 p.m. the night of Aug. 14. So far, police have yet to charge either driver with an infraction. 

The accident report states the ATV, which was carrying two passengers, was traveling eastbound toward an intersection. It appears the ATV may have failed to stop for a stop sign, at which point it crashed into a passenger car traveling south. The force of the impact sent the car off the road and into a front lawn of a home. 

Car accident kills motorcyclist in New York

One man is dead and two others are injured after a wreck on Grand Central Parkway the night of Aug. 9, police have reported to the press. New York authorities responded to the car accident which happened east of exit 11. Charges are not expected against the surviving driver, but the police investigation is ongoing at this time. 

The accident report states that a 28-year-old man was operating his motorcycle in an erratic manner, including weaving in and out of traffic, when he struck the back of an SUV. The force of the impact was enough to throw the man from his vehicle and onto the road. Emergency personnel found him there unconscious and unresponsive when they arrived. 

Car accident in New York leads to arrest

Police have reported that two men lost their lives in Cypress Hills following a serious accident. New York authorities have confirmed that a hit-and-run car accident directly led to the deaths of a 41-year-old and a 56-year-old. They have arrested the Brooklyn resident they believe to be responsible for the accident. He now faces several charges. 

Police say the two victims were walking through an intersection just after midnight on Aug. 1 when the accident occurred. Apparently a 21-year-old man was speeding eastbound when he lost control of his vehicle. The car struck both pedestrians after striking two parked cars. The driver fled the scene on foot, as evidenced by surveillance tapes. 

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