Wrong Way Crash
Funeral services were held Wednesday for an off-duty NYPD detective killed on his way to work in a wrong-way crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway.
A Long Island man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to five years in prison in connection with a wrong-way crash that seriously injured a married couple last year.
The crash occurred around 11 p.m. Sunday on Route 109 near Route 110 in East Farmingdale.
One driver was killed and another critically injured in a head-on collision on the Southern State Parkway.
Numb with grief, the teenage children of Reyda LaMadrid said goodbye and vented their frustration at the way their mother died—allegedly at the hands of a drunk, off-duty White Plains firefighter.
Michael Schechel was arraigned in Orangetown Town Court on Thursday and released without bail.
Police said shortly before midnight Garcia had left a bar and started driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of Route 4.
Juan Maravilla, 56, was arrested Sunday night after crashing his minivan into another vehicle on the westbound Sunrise Highway in Bohemia, police said.
A veteran NYPD officer faced a judge on Long Island Tuesday, on accusations that he took a drunken wrong-way drive along a highway and crashed into five cars.
A tow truck driver from Baltimore has been hit with serious charges, after he allegedly drove drunk and caused a wrong-way crash into a van full of teenagers on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.
Around 6:45 a.m. on Oct. 15, 2011, police said Peter Rodriguez crashed into a livery cab on the Long Island Expressway service road killing 37-year-old George Gibbons.
The New York Police Department says Margaret Donnelly, 25, was driving north in the southbound lanes at around 3:10 a.m. near the Middletown Road overpass.
Around 6:45 a.m. on Oct. 15, police said Peter Rodriguez crashed into a livery cab on the Long Island Expressway service road killing 37-year-old George Gibbons who had just closed up his bar in Maspeth.
Police say suspect Peter Rodriguez, 36, was driving the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway when he hit the cab carrying George Gibbons. He apparently then took off without bothering to call for help.
A $10,000 reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest of a driver wanted in a deadly wrong-way crash that killed a beloved bar owner in Queens.