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New York student killed in car accident

Authorities are still investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old female college student. The New York student was majoring in political science and was a member of the sorority, Kappa Delta. In response to the fatal car accident, the university is offering counseling services to those in the community.

The accident took place on a recent Friday afternoon. According to reports, the student was attempting the cross the street and was walking behind another person when she was struck. Upon an initial investigation, authorities determined that the driver had swerved in an attempt to steer away from hitting the other individual, but ended up striking the student. Sadly, the student was pronounced dead, and her organs are being donated.

New York woman dies in drunk driving accident

A woman was killed in a recent accident that happened in Brooklyn. She was a passenger in an apparent drunk driving accident that, according to the police, had more than one intoxicated driver. New York authorities have charged two motorists in this matter.

The accident happened on a recent Sunday morning, and according to reports, a 32-year-old woman was a rear seat occupant in a Nissan sedan that was traveling in the eastbound direction. The driver apparently tried to turn left at an intersection, but her vehicle collided with a Chevy Camaro. The impact ripped apart the back of the Nissan, and the off the roadway and into some parked cars. Authorities do not know if the woman was ejected from the vehicle or if she suffered head trauma within the vehicle.

New York man allegedly drunk at the time of auto accident

A man was allegedly driving under the influence when he was involved in a recent car accident in Suffolk County. The auto accident injured two people in a head-on collision, and one is in serious condition. The New York man was charged with driving while intoxicated and was detained overnight.

Reports indicate that the man was headed east on a local roadway early on a Saturday morning. His Chevy Malibu crashed head-on with a Toyota sedan that was headed west. The Toyota driver suffered only minor injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment. A 21-year-old female occupant in the Toyota suffered serious injuries and was also taken to the hospital. There were four other occupants in the Toyota, but the exact details of their conditions have not been reported.

Car accident that killed 8 people results in settlements

One of the most common causes of severe injuries and death are auto accidents. This is true for this case in which 8 were killed in the tragic New York car accident. Lawsuits were filed and, recently, settlements were reached for undisclosed amounts.

The accident was reportedly caused by a wrong-way minivan driver. Back in 2009, a woman was on her way home, but for some reason, she ended up driving in the wrong lanes. She traveled for two miles until she ended up crashing into an SUV in a head-on collision. The aftermath of the crash left multiple people dead, including the driver of the minivan and her 2-year-old daughter.

New York couple and daughter killed in car accident

A 20-year-old man was recently arrested. He faces multiple charges regarding a car accident that killed two people and injured an 11-year-old. New York authorities are still investigating this incident.

According to reports, the man was operating in a dangerous manner while three underage children were in the vehicle with him. He dropped the passengers off at a fast food restaurant and then reportedly proceeded to drive in the wrong lane. One of the vehicles forced off the road to avoid an impact was a police cruiser. A police chase eventually ensued, the man reportedly crashed into a Honda and the occupants were trapped in the vehicle until rescue crews extricated them.

Auto accident leaves bicyclist in critical condition

A bicyclist was injured in a recent accident and remains hospitalized. The auto accident left him with critical injuries that he endured as a result of a collision with an SUV. New York authorities are still investigating the crash and what may have contributed to the collision.

Reportedly, a man was traveling on his bike and was headed in the eastbound direction on a recent Saturday afternoon. The driver of a Chevy SUV was trying to make a left-hand turn onto a street when the collision occurred. The driver did not sustain any injuries and remained at the scene with authorities. However, the bicycle rider was taken to the hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Women reportedly injured in auto accident with bus

Authorities report that two women were left injured after they were involved in a motor vehicle accident involving a bus. The women were in midtown Manhattan when a New York bus allegedly struck them during a morning commute. The auto accident caused one of the women to suffer critical injuries.

According to reports, the two women were standing at an intersection when the driver of a private bus was traveling to the parking lot. The bus was in the midst of making a turn when it supposedly struck both of the women. The bus did not have any passengers riding in it at the time of the crash.

Pedestrian killed in car accident with alleged drunk driver

A car accident has claimed the life of a pedestrian in New York. The car accident reportedly occurred in Queens. New York authorities were called to the scene to conduct an investigation, and a preliminary report suggests that the driver was under the influence.

The incident reportedly happened on a recent early Saturday morning. According to reports, a pedestrian was attempting to make his way across the street when the driver of a Ford sedan hit him. The driver then crashed into a parked vehicle. Medics arrived at the crash scene and transported a female passenger to the hospital with unknown injuries, but she is reportedly in stable condition.

Driver ticketed in fatal upstate New York auto accident

A 62-year-old woman was killed in a recent three-vehicle crash when the vehicle she was riding in was rear-ended. The auto accident happened on the New York Thruway in Seneca County after traffic came to a standstill. A driver involved in the crash was ticketed with multiple citations.

A three-vehicle accident occurred on the Thruway on a recent Thursday morning. A 29-year-old male driver was traveling in the westbound direction on the roadway when traffic began to slow down. He reportedly slammed into the vehicle that was in front of him. Afterward, the vehicle that he rear-ended crashed into the back of another vehicle.

Auto accident at deli causes injuries to 6 people

The start of a Friday morning ended with a catastrophic outcome. An auto accident occurred on our New York roadways involving a truck slamming into a deli. The incident caused injuries to at least 6 people.

Employees at a family-run deli were working the graveyard shift. According to reports, the accident ensued when a driver ran a red light. The driver of a recycling truck swerved in an attempt to avoid the vehicle, and afterward, the truck crashed into the deli, causing an extensive amount of damage. Workers, who were behind the cash register, were fortunately on the opposite side from where the collision occurred. A family member of the business happened to be sleeping upstairs and was awakened when the building started to shake.

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