car accidents

Car damaged after nor'easter suddenly changed from rain to ice on roads in Woodbury, New York on Dec. 9., 2014 (Credit: CBS2)

Sudden Morning Freeze Causes Chaos On Roads Around Woodbury

The bent, bashed and battered victims of Tuesday morning’s ice are on display where rain met plummeting temperatures before dawn in Woodbury.

12/09/2014

Five teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Farmingdale on May 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Counselors, Vigil Try To Ease Pain In Farmingdale After Crash That Killed 4 Teens

Grief counselors will be at Farmingdale High School on Monday to help students and staff mourning four teenagers killed in a car crash.

05/11/2014

After his car flipped, the driver of this Honda tried to flee on foot, witnesses said. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

6 Injured, Driver In Custody After Car Flips In The Bronx

A car smashed into two parked vehicles with people inside then flipped in the Bronx on Sunday morning before the driver tried unsuccessfully to make a getaway on foot.

05/11/2014

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7 Injured, Including 4 Children, In Bed-Stuy Crash

Seven people have been injured after a multiple-car crash in Brooklyn, fire officials said.Saturday.

04/06/2014

A wrecked car (credit: ClipArt.com)

Daylight Saving Time Means More Traffic Accidents

A study analyzing a decade’s worth of data from the Fatal Accident Reporting System showed a 17-percent increase in traffic fatalities on the Monday after clocks spring forward.

03/09/2014

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2 Teens Killed In Long Island Car Crash

Steven Clancy, 19, was driving a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on Roslyn Road near Locust Lane when he struck a curb and then a tree, police said.

03/05/2014

A car jumped a curb and hit a storefront on the Upper East Side on Jan. 20, 2014.

Car Slams Into Upper East Side Store

A car jumped a curb Monday and slammed into an Upper East Side store.

01/20/2014

Traffic on I-95 in Norwalk - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

I-95 In Connecticut Makes List Of Most Dangerous Highways

The 8-mile stretch near Norwalk, Conn., accounts for more than 10 percent of I-95 crashes in Connecticut.

08/15/2013

Five People Struck In Separate Bronx Car Accidents

The two accidents have left at least four of the five in critical condition.

05/17/2013

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Seen At 11: New Technology Could Help Teens Stay Safe Behind The Wheel

Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States. But new technology could help parents keep their teens safe, even when they aren’t with them in the car.

04/04/2013

Generic Car Crash Image (AP Photo/Dfamian Dovarganes)

2 Women Dead In Separate LI Car Accidents

Two women are dead in a pair of unrelated vehicle accidents. A 27-year-old woman was killed Sunday morning in Old Westbury. Investigators said that she was driving a two door Infiniti when she hit the rear end of a tractor-trailer on the Long Island Expressway.

01/15/2012

The Queensboro Bridge is seen at sunrise - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Officials Demand Change After Third Bridge Accident

After Saturday morning’s accident on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, local officials have had enough.

05/15/2011

FDNY crash tax

Local Lawmakers Line Up Against FDNY ‘Crash Tax’

The FDNY’s so-called “crash tax” has some new opponents. A couple of state and local lawmakers are stepping in to try to stop a plan to charge drivers for accidents.

12/11/2010