A freight train and a car carrier exploded into flames following a violent collision in West Nyack.
About 700 people were on board the trains on May 17 when one heading east from Grand Central Terminal to New Haven derailed just outside Bridgeport.
Limited Metro-North Railroad and full Amtrak train service resumed at around 3 p.m. Tuesday between New York and New Haven, according to the MTA.
Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.
The wrecked Metro-North trains from the accident last week that left dozens of people injured were set to be removed from the tracks in Connecticut Sunday.
Previously, crash investigators were summoned only when at least one victim had died or was “likely to die.”
New York State police said Alvin Lapides, 81, of Monsey was driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 in Rockland County Tuesday night when he struck a Volvo driven by a 17-year-old boy.
Winston Joseph, 61, struck a tree around 10 p.m. Saturday South Conduit Boulevard near Linden Boulevard.
Two sisters are in the hospital after a serious auto accident in Massapequa on Tuesday.
Wargo, who lived with wife in Lopatcong, had been in corrections, then police work for 20 years.
Officials say the injuries sustained by Fairfield officer Gerald Veneziano — who had just recently returned to patrol duty after being shot in a road rage incident while he was off-duty last year — and Sgt. Christopher Oswald were not considered serious.
Pennsauken Police Sgt. Chris Sulzbach told The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill Craig Powers’ Buick LeSabre was stopped at a light when it was rear-ended by a box truck Monday.
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.
Eight people were seriously hurt and the other was critically injured. All of them were taken to Staten Island University North Hospital.
Bishop Simon White, his wife and four other church leaders were killed when the van they were riding in blew a tire and rolled over on the New York State Thruway.