A woman was charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated Monday, after a crash that left her passenger dead in southeast Queens.
The potholes have caused hazardous driving conditions. At one point on Friday, more than a dozen cars were pulled over on the shoulder of the Belt in Mill Basin, Brooklyn.
Potholes have been claiming tire after tire and car after car around the Tri-State area. The situation has gotten so bad that one highway had to be shut down for part of the weekend to undergo repairs.
The DOT said it filled 1,100 potholes Thursday, focusing on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State area.
A man was struck and killed early Saturday on the Belt Parkway in southern Brooklyn.
A pileup involving at least 30 vehicles snagged the Gowanus Expressway in southern Brooklyn Tuesday evening, leaving at least eight people with minor injuries, authorities said.
Some of the overhead lights on the busy roadway between Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue were badly damaged in superstorm Sandy nearly 11 months ago. The lights have still not been fixed.
Police on Saturday were trying to find a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man in Queens, and is believed to have dumped his body a block away to cover up the accident.
Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in identifying a woman who was found dead at an expressway junction near John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The decomposed body of an unidentified woman was found late Friday at the junction of the Van Wyck Expressway and the Belt Parkway near John F. Kennedy International Airport.
It happened just before 1 a.m. on the Belt Parkway at Pennsylvania Avenue. Police said the 37-year-old victim was a passenger on the bike when she was thrown from the motorcycle after it struck a barrier.
The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. Monday on the Belt Parkway in Canarsie.
A woman was struck and killed by a motorcycle on the Belt Parkway in eastern Queens Tuesday.
As firefighters started to fight the heavy flames, they discovered the bodies of two adult males in a grassy area adjacent to the Belt Parkway, police said.
The city said it is preparing to demolish at least 200 homes across Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn that were severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.