Second Time Out-Of-Control Livery Cab Crashes Into Bronx Home

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Bronx homeowner had a bad case of Déjà vu when a car came barreling into his garage Monday morning.

CBs 2’s Jessica Schneider reports an out-of-control livery cab careened into the one-car garage of the home at the corner of Taylor Avenue and the Cross Bronx Expressway service road.

Homeowner Steve Campbell said he caught the incident on surveillance tape.

1010 WINS’ Al Jones reports

“This guy was speeding, I could see that on the tape, he was going at least 50 miles per hour,” Campbell said.

Witnesses said the livery cab went through an intersection about a block away and narrowly avoided an oncoming car.

The cab then lost control, veering to the right before hitting a parked car and then plowing through a fence into Campbell’s garage.

Irene and Glen Rivera had parked their now-damaged Dodge Caravan on the corner Sunday night despite being warned the spot is accident-prone.

Campbell said this is the second time a car has slammed into his home.

The first time, the car went straight through the home into an adjoining apartment.

“We were sleeping, 3 o’clock in the morning, when we got hit and the house shook. The burglar alarm went off and everything,” Campbell said.

Though no one inside the home was injured in Monday’s accident, the crash has him thinking twice about whether to stay in the home.

“This is the second time it’s happened, so maybe I should move to the middle of the block,” Campbell said.

Would you move? Let us know below…

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  1. Nazreen says:

    I just cannot understand why this guy is not being charged with anything. Clearly he was speeding and he ran the red light. He should be accouted for his reckless actions. My husband was the driver of the first vehicle the cab was trying to avoid…..my 7 year daughter was in the car with my 4 year old nephew, on there way to school. The kids are shocked and terrified. How can no charges be given? What lesson did he learn?

  2. Bullett says:

    Another out of control “rug head”?

  3. DIANN says:

    I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW LONG OR WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR THE STATES TO CHANGE THE LAWS FOR DRIVING & BEING “AWARDED” A DRIVERS LICENSE ! ! IT IS SO BAD YOU CAN “BUY” A DRIVERS LICENSE & A CDL IF NECESSARY. MOST OF THE DRIVERS DON’T EVEN HAVE A CDL OF ANT KIND. THIS IS ONE OF THE REASONS WHY WE DON’T SEE AMERICANS DRIVING TRUCKS & MAKING DELIVERIES ETC. ANY MORE, IT’S CHEAPER TO HIRE IMMIGRANTS & PAY THEM NEXT TO NOTHING & THEY WON’T COMPLAIN BECAUSE A LOT OF THEM ARE SCARED OF DEPORTATION ! IT IS TIME FOR LAWS TO CHANGE & CITIES & STATES HAVE TO STEP UP !

  4. The Realist says:

    If anyone lives in New York City, they can understand; Livery cab drivers drive like idiots, and come close to taking lives any day of the week, all to hustle for a fare…

  5. NELSON says:

    WOW WHAT A BUTHEAD!!!

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