Car Crash

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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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Police Officer Dies In LIE Crash; Man Charged With Homicide

The police officer involved in a late night crash on the Long Island Expressway Friday has died, officials said.


Flowers are seen at the site of a fatal car crash - Westbury, NY - Jan 5, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

17-Year-Old Killed In Westbury Crash

Police say a 17-year-old student was speeding and ran a stop sign when he crashed his BMW into another car in Westbury, killing himself and injuring three other people.


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Long Island Police Chase Ends Deadly

Two men who tried to flee from a traffic stop died after their car crashed yesterday on Long Island.