The man being held in connection with the critical injury of police officer faced a judge, along with angry cops from the Stamford Police Department who attended his arraignment on Friday.
Police said a tractor-trailer heading southbound on I-95 was about to exit right onto a ramp for I-287. However, before it did, the truck lost a tire, which flew over the median and hit a car driven by 62-year-old Adele Mancuso of Toms River, N.J.
Sen. Charles Fuschillo from Long Island is urging of the state Assembly to pass his bill that would make wrong-way driving a felony, either knowingly or because of intoxication.
Virginia authorities have charged the driver of Tuesday’s fatal bus crash with four counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Legislation was passed Thursday by the New York State Senate. The bill is in response to tour bus crashes in New York and other states.
State police in Connecticut are investigating two fatal accidents that happened just after the start of the holiday weekend.
New York state police say they have found all the surviving passengers who were on the casino bus that crashed last weekend in the Bronx, killing 15 people.