The driver of a 2013 Acura slammed into a tree on Ocean Parkway between Avenue O and Avenue P in the Midwood section of Brooklyn at around 3:30 a.m., police said.
State officials said they are bringing in 20,000 cubic yards of sand to repair the dune at an estimated cost of $200,000.
Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn is considered one of the borough’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians, and a woman’s recent death on the roadway has some residents angry.
The next episode of “48 Hours” uncovers new information about Shannan Gilbert, the woman at the heart of the Long Island serial killer story.
Repairs to five miles of hurricane-damaged dunes and two miles of ruined roadway will be finished along Ocean Parkway by this Wednesday, the deadline date for completion.
Jones Beach and Robert Moses State Parks took a beating from superstorm Sandy, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel.
It’s been two years since four bodies were found along Ocean Parkway that launched a massive investigation into a suspected serial killer on Long Island.
Thursday was a gorgeous day for a bike ride, but Long Islanders know that they can’t ride the bike to the beach, as the state-run bike trails stop short. But that will soon change.
Beka Skhirtladze, 26, of Brooklyn, has been charged with reckless endangerment, vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and reckless driving in connection with Saturday’s deadly crash.
Police said that a head-on car crash in Brooklyn left one man dead and two other people injured. The collision happened late Saturday on the Ocean Parkway in Sheepshead Bay.
Authorities have released the autopsy results of Shannan Gilbert, the New Jersey prostitute whose body was discovered near where 10 other victims of a suspected serial killer were found along Ocean Parkway.
In a statement, Jack Fitzpatrick said he believes that based on the available information, it is very unlikely that one person committed all 10 murders.
Police say the remains were found along Ocean Parkway in April 2011 and are connected to remains found on Blue Point Beach, Fire Island in April 1996.
A lawyer for the family says he sent a letter to the Justice Department requesting that the FBI take over the investigation into Gilbert’s death as well the deaths of 10 other victims believed to be murdered by a serial killer.
The Suffolk County Medical Examiner made the identification on Saturday, but police say an exact cause of death has not yet been determined.