Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Car in Williamsberg

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Williamsberg earlier this month. A 27-year-old Greenpoint man, Martin Celmer, died from his injuries after being hit crossing Metropolitan Avenue. According to NYPD,  Martin Clemer was crossing Metropolitan Ave five days later at Bellevue Hospital. The driver of the Toyota Camry name has not been release and he … Continued

Deadly Bus Crash Accident

This morning, a school bus and a garbage truck had a fatal crash shortly after 8 am on route 211 in the Hudson Valley town of Wallkill.  The school bus had just left the Harmony Christian school after dropping off all the children on board for the day.  The bus driver, Raymond Lucca was declared … Continued

Shocking Freak Accident in Inwood

In a bizarre freak accident, a woman visiting from the Dominican Republic fell to her death in Inwood this past Thursday night at 8:30 pm.  The New York Post reported that the woman apparently slipped in a stairwell between the fifth and sixth floors and then flew out through a window.  Family and friends were … Continued

Possible Criminal Charges in Train Crash

On Friday May 22nd, news broke that a second probe had been initiated into the tragic Amtrak Crash on May 12th.  The focus of this investigation is to determine whether or not the train’s engineer, Brandon Bostian was either criminally negligent or engaging in reckless behavior in the time leading up the train derailment that … Continued

Takata Defective Airbag Recall

Yesterday both Toyota and Nissan separately announced recalls of their vehicles that had potentially defective airbags installed.  Collectively the automakers recalled nearly seven million vehicles worldwide, with approximately half a million from the US alone.  This new batch of recalls falls on top of the existing Takata Corp recall of twenty-five million vehicles worldwide.  The … Continued

Baby Furniture Recalls, Update

Baby Furniture Recalls, Update On May 8th, the manufacture Baby Dreams has announced baby furniture recalls including their cribs and accessories.  Specifically, any furniture pieces that have been finished with a vintage grey paint.  The lead levels in the paint exceed federal lead regulations, posing serious health hazards if ingested. Next Steps Those who own … Continued

What Next? Dog Bites

What do I do if a dog bites? Call 911 immediately Collect the owner’s contact information If the dog appears not to have an owner, seek out anyone that may recognize the dog Tend to the bite properly, via medical assistance or otherwise Contact your medical provider to determine coverage for treatment Report the bite … Continued

Crane Accident Kills 1

On April 24th, the New York Daily News reported that a crane had collapsed at 11:44 am.  A worker had been attempting to fix a part of the crane’s hydraulic system when a hose burst, which ultimately caused the crane to collapse.  The accident occurred on the construction site for the posh Even hotel.  There … Continued

Accidental Poisoning in Bronx School

On Friday April 17th, five Bronx children were hospitalized after taking Excedrin under the impression it was candy. The second grader who passed out the pills also took one, believing it was candy.  When the children were back in class, the effects ranged from stomach aches to passing out.  It all started very innocently, giving … Continued

Train Accident Shuts Down Evening Commute

  Yesterday on April 9th, 2015 Eduardo Dellaviginia attempted to leap out from between two cars headed east out of Penn Station, resulting in a train accident.  The 35 year old man had previously received citations for “fraudulent accosting” — also known as panhandling.   According to CBS, the man was suspected of asking commuters … Continued