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Scene of the accident in Williamsburg where good Samaritans came to the rescue of the victims. (credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritans Rescue Grandmother, Children Struck By Car In Brooklyn

Bystanders heroically lifted the car with their hands after the incident on the sidewalk, while the car was going in reverse.

10/05/2012

Midtown crash scene (credit: CBS 2)

Several Injured In Early Morning Midtown Car Crash

The car was traveling north on Sixth Avenue when the driver ran a red light at 50th Street and rammed into the shuttle van, police said.

09/16/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

One Dead After Car Plows Into Tree In Brentwood

Suffolk County police said Kenneth Espada, 24, was behind the wheel of a 1997 Ford Taurus when his car veered across the road and hit a tree.

09/03/2012

Madricka Watson - Jun 20, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Mom Gets $16.6 Million After Daughter Hit By Car

Madricka Watson, 10, was trying to cross a busy street with her brother in Hempstead after school five years ago when she was hit by a car. She is now bound to a wheelchair, unable to walk or talk.

06/20/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Police: 2 People Killed In Farmingdale Car Crash

Gregory Brandel, 35, was driving westbound on Fulton Street around 11:30 p.m. when he collided with a car driven by 58-year-old Patricia Fuzia, police said.

03/13/2012

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Coach Gets Liver Transplant From Former Player Killed In Car Crash

Ed Mooney, 52, said Dan Glover, 24, was just the sort of person who would donate his organs.

02/05/2012

(credit: medill.northwestern.edu)

Former CBS News Correspondent Richard Threlkeld Killed In Amagansett Car Crash

East Hampton Town Police say Threlkeld, 74, was heading north on the Cross Highway at around 8:18 a.m. when his Mini Cooper crashed with a propane tanker.

01/13/2012

The bedroom that was destroyed when a car crashed through the wall. (Credit:CBS2)

Rude Awakening: Car Crashes Into Sleeping Rockland County Teen’s Room

On Monday night a Rockland County teenager had his world come crashing down, literally. A car blasted through the wall of his ground floor bedroom while he was relaxing after a long day of classes. His room is now a disaster, even by teenage standards.

01/03/2012

An emotional Jason Trinca remembers his wife and son, who were killed in a Manorville car crash. (credit: CBS 2 | inset credit: handout)

Funeral Held For Mother And Son Killed In Manorville Car Crash

Loved ones said Jason Trinca — now a widower — must somehow muster the strength to raise the two little-ones left alone. Christopher, 2, and Maria, 4, were the only survivors of the violent car crash.

10/17/2011

Keri Trinca and her son, Jason (credit: Handout)

L.I. Community Gathers To Mourn Deaths Of Mother, 7-Year-Old Son

Candles, music and tears were present on a football field of grief in Manorville Tuesday as people mourned the death of 30-year-old Keri Trinca and her 7-year-old son, Jason, who were killed in a crash.

10/11/2011

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Violent Weekend Leaves 5 Wounded In Camden

Four of the victims were shot in separate incidents, while the fifth was injured in a car crash that apparently was caused by one of the shootings.

10/09/2011

A car crashed into a row of stores at the foot of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Saturday, marking the third time it’s happened in the last few months. (Credit: CBS 2)

Two Hurt After Yet Another Crash At Queensboro Bridge Off-Ramp

A car crashed into a row of stores at the foot of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Saturday, marking the third time it’s happened in the last few months.

05/14/2011

NJ Woman Crashes While Reporting Erratic Driver

A southern New Jersey woman was injured when she crashed her car into a tree while calling police to report an erratic driver.

04/17/2011

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Woman Dies In Late-Night Crash On Long Island

A woman died late Friday night after her car crashed into a parked car before knocking down utility poles and catching on fire on Long Island, police said.

04/09/2011

Police Arrest Lindenhurst Man For DWI

Three people are in the hospital after detectives said a drunken driver ran a red light crashing into two separate cars in Hempstead on Saturday morning.

02/27/2011

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