fatal accidents

Upper West Side Protest Sign

Protesters Cover NYPD Signs Urging Pedestrian Safety On Upper West Side

Signs of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.

03/04/2014

Lawmakers in Albany are working on a way to crack down on careless drivers, perhaps giving police officers an easier road to making arrests. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Careless Drivers Get Away With Mayhem Despite New Laws

Thousands of pedestrians and cyclists are killed or injured by automobiles in New York City each and every year, but drivers rarely if ever face serious consequences.

06/18/2013

FILE - LIRR Trains (credit: CBS 2)

Report: 2 People Hit, Killed By LIRR Trains In Separate Incidents

Two people were killed by Long Island Rail Road commuter trains in separate incidents Saturday, according to a published report.

06/08/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces stiffer penalties for texting while driving (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Tough New Penalties For Texting And Driving Now In Effect

New York motorists are advised to think twice before texting and driving, as tough new regulations go into effect Saturday in New York State.

06/01/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Days, 5 Deaths Or Injuries On Subway

Another person was struck and killed on a subway train Friday night, bringing the total number of subway accidents up to five for just this week.

02/23/2013

2 Killed In Separate Connecticut Crashes

State police in Connecticut are investigating two fatal accidents that happened just after the start of the holiday weekend.

05/28/2011

A car is seen after crashing into a storefront off the Queensboro Bridge in Long Island City - Queens, NY - Apr 6, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Lawmakers Demand Changes After 2 Deadly Accidents In Queens

Residents and local lawmakers demanded changes at a deadly off-ramp in Queens after two separate accidents in the past two weeks left two people dead.

04/08/2011