An 89-year-old woman in a wheelchair was struck and killed after a truck crashed onto a sidewalk full of pedestrians. The tragedy occurred after a livery car collided with the truck around 12:15 p.m. on Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard.
A new national report on pedestrian safety shows the New York, New Jersey area as having some of the country’s most dangerous streets.
Part of the appeal of upscale Summit is the shady streets, the impeccably maintained Colonials and Tudors, and the lush lawns that stretch right up to the curb.
A quarter of a million people ride bicycles in New York City each day, but how safe are they, and how safe are pedestrians from them?
At least one big hazard lingers in the Tri-State after the winter storms have departed – towering piles of snow that can hamper a driver’s view.
“You can spin out in a heartbeat. You know, you never know with black ice, so I’m concerned about accidents happening,” said Matt Faivre of Tenafly.
Ice built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.
Road crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.
After targeting distracted drivers, some New York lawmakers want to go after distracted walkers. They are looking to ban them from using iPods and cell phones while walking and crossing the street.
On Friday, the second winter storm to blow into the City in a week turned some streets into skating rinks and avenues into rivers of slush.
Snow mounds left by plows have created a sort of slalom course for cars on the roads, and on the sidewalks, pedestrians don’t have it much easier.
Walk or don’t walk? Malfunctioning crosswalk signals continue to confuse and endanger pedestrians across the Big Apple.
Trucks, cars, and minivans rush by you at high speeds on Long Island Avenue in Deer Park.
Pedestrians hit and injured by bicycle riders – it’s a statistic that no one kept. However, after CBS 2 exposed the gap in record-keeping, New York City is moving to fill in the blanks.
A new state law requiring motorists to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks – not just yield to them – is resulting in more tickets and warnings.