Witness: Car Rolls Away From Tow Truck, Hits Utility Pole In BrooklynA witness said a car rolled off a flatbed tow truck and struck a light pole in Flatlands, Brooklyn Tuesday night, leaving wires hanging but causing no injuries.
Police: Woman Was Waiting In Car For Tow Truck When She Was Struck, Killed On L.I.A woman thought she was playing it safe by waiting for a tow truck in her car, but where she parked ended up making the difference between life and death.
Tow Truck Mayhem Causes Damage, Rattles Nerves In Sheepshead BayPolice called it an overnight case of crash and dash. A truck driver allegedly damaged a string of cars in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, and then fled into the night.
Police: Tow Truck Driver Held Legally Parked Cars HostageChristopher Capurso, 22, was not licensed to own a tow truck and was holding cars hostage, according to investigators.
Police: Unlicensed Tow Truck Driver Put Up Own Signs, Towed CarsAn unlicensed tow truck driver stood accused this weekend of illegally towing cars on Long Island.
NYPD Training Officers To Use Tow Trucks For Snow EmergenciesAs a contingency plan for future storms, a dozen officers are learning how to get into locked cars, prep vehicles for towing and operate the trucks.
NJ Man Kills Self With Police NearbyToms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said the man, whose identity was not released, struck a utility pole at an intersection.
Sanitation Crew Crushes SUV While Freeing Snow PlowOn the street in Brooklyn Heights a sanitation crew struggled to pull out one of its snow removal vehicles. The tug of war against the snow ended with the front end loader smashing into a parked SUV.
7-Year-Old Fatally Struck By MTA Vehicle In East HarlemA 7-year-old boy is dead after he was struck by an MTA vehicle while crossing a street with his pregnant mother in East Harlem Friday morning, police said.