Bronx River Parkway
Seven hearses pulled up to the Church of St. Raymond in the Bronx Friday morning carrying the bodies of seven members of the same family who were killed in a crash last weekend on the Bronx River Parkway.
Families know each other not by formal names, but by first names or nicknames. So it was with the family that lost three generations in Sunday’s crash near the Bronx Zoo.
The New York State Department of Transportation is addressing safety concerns on the Bronx River Parkway three days after a horrific accident claimed the lives of seven family members, including three children.
The family was just blocks away from the home where they had planned for a family get together Sunday before their lives ended in an instant.
Police say the SUV was headed south on the Bronx River Parkway when it bounced off the median, crossed all southbound lanes over to the guardrail and fell 50 to 60 feet below on zoo grounds.
Recent storms have devastated parts of Westchester County and now some money is being spent to actually prevent that flooding.
The NYPD is investigating the handling of a suspected DWI incident.
Police say two NYPD cops are facing charges in connection with two unrelated crashes on Friday and Saturday.
An annual tradition will continue in Westchester County, thanks to some private funding.
There is flooding and power outages in parts of the Tri-State after heavy rain and some snow moved through the area Wednesday night.
Police confirmed that the quick action of two drivers on the Bronx River Parkway saved another driver’s life. Now, the Good Samaritans and the grateful family of the woman they rescued speak about the tragedy averted.
A speeding car fell from the Bronx River Parkway overpass, landing 22 feet below in the parking lot of a police station Saturday morning.
Part of the Bronx River Parkway will now be closed on Sundays for cyclists until the end of summer.
Westchester County residents in flood-prone areas know all too well what storms like this may bring and fear the worst. Flood watches are in effect for the entire area and will remain so until Friday afternoon.
The way things are going, experts say it won’t be long before the Big Apple edges out the City of Angels for the distinction of being the gridlock capital of America.