Police on Sunday continued to search for the hit-and-run driver who killed a recent Cornell University graduate.
Julio Acevedo, the suspect in the hit-and-run crash that killed a young family in Brooklyn, has surrendered to police.
Sen. Eric Adams and Assemblyman David Weprin want new legislation that would charge hit-and-run drivers in fatal crashes with a felony after a Brooklyn couple and their newborn son died as the result of a hit-and-run crash.
A man was struck and critically injured Saturday in a hit-and-run accident the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx.
“It went straight into the window, then he threw his car into drive and drove off,” Attanasio said. “I don’t think he knew that he hit a man.”
It happened around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 137th Avenue.
The Suffolk County District Attorney said Wednesday that it’s becoming a big problem throughout the county – people driving drunk or high on drugs, hitting someone and then fleeing the scene.
A man was arrested and charged with driving off after slamming into a pedestrian in Suffolk County Sunday, and two others were charged with trying to cover up the crime.
Preston Mimms, 48, pleaded guilty last month to charges in connection with the accident that killed 24-year-old Erika Hughes on July 29, 2011.
Ryan McCarthy was hit by a car around 10:30 p.m. Monday night on Udall Road and was found lying in the street unconscious, police said.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle early Saturday in the Parkchester section of the Bronx.
Sheena Mathew was crossing busy Hillside Avenue at Little Neck Parkway in the middle of the punishing rain Wednesday night before a hit-and-run crash claimed her life.
Police Wednesday evening were investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian dead in the Rosedale section of Queens.
A man was being held on $150,000 bail Saturday in connection with an early-morning hit-and-run that left another man dead in Elizabeth, N.J.
Erika Hughes was in the prime of her life, with a great job and a beautiful daughter, when her life was snatched away by a hit-and-run driver last year. Now, a controversial plea deal could send the driver away for little more than a year in prison.
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