The Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,200 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2009 and 2011.
A 900-foot fence is set to be constructed in the middle of the busy Hempstead Turnpike, where crossing the busy roadway has put many people in danger.
Vision Long Island and other community groups have appealed to the state for help. Police accident reports reveal 500 pedestrians hit by cars or trucks along Hempstead Turnpike from 2005-’11.
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The suspect, identified by police as 22-year-old Olvin Noe Ordonez-Cruz, walked up the woman’s car, pulled out what looked like a gun and demanded money, police said.
Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island has been listed as the most dangerous roadway in the Tr-State Area and on Monday, federal, state and local officials announced a new push for safety..
Thanks to the help of a state grant, more police officers will be on patrol throughout the month of May. And they’ll be looking to arrest those driving drunk.
A Uniondale man was arrested in the wee hours of Saturday morning for driving the wrong way on the Hempstead Turnpike, Nassau County’s Highway Patrol Bureau said.
Police said a group of men fire shots into an Elmont home after a woman yelled at them to stop hitting her boyfriend’s car.
A 16-year-old man was struck and killed on Wednesday in Levittown when he was hit by a minivan, according to the Nassau County Police Department.
Topping the list is the Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County, where there have been 15 deadly accidents involving pedestrians from 2008 to 2010.
Police say for some reason a struggle broke out, the suspect — identified as 41-year-old Duane Oxley — fought for the officers gun and the officer was shot in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed by a second police officer.
It happened back on Aug. 18 in East Meadow. Police say around 5 a.m., the knife-wielding suspect raped a victim near the Hempstead Turnpike.
Everything is back to normal at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, Long Island after an 11,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank leaked.
Police say two cab drivers got into fight over picking up a passenger early Friday morning in Franklin Square.