Police were investigating how a car accelerated across a parking lot and into the water near a Long Island boat basin. They said the driver was able to swim to safety.
Four men hailed the cab on Manhattan’s West Side, asking to be taken to the Bronx. They said the cabbie, Mohammed Azam, refused and suggested they all go to a nearby police precinct instead.
On the street in Brooklyn Heights a sanitation crew struggled to pull out one of its snow removal vehicles. The tug of war against the snow ended with the front end loader smashing into a parked SUV.
Peekskill police said the boy was one of several children crossing the street at a Route 9 intersection when he was struck.
The ambulance was taking a patient to a hospital. Police said two people in the ambulance suffered minor injuries, but they offered no other details.
The Port Authority said a car collided with a truck on the westbound upper level.
The SUV barreled off a highway in Westfield, Massachusetts and slammed into a store.
Driver Francis Lusk was bringing a train into the station at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street when he saw the woman fall into a drainage ditch between the tracks.
Getting old presents unique challenges to those who drive.