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October 27, 2022

Tricks and Treats (Mostly Tricks) on Halloween

Between 2004 and 2018, about sixteen children under 18 were killed in fatal pedestrian accident every day of the year, except October 31. On Halloween, the average fatality number catapulted to fifty-four. Another study found that children ages 4 to 8 were about ten times more likely to be killed in the evening on Halloween […]

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July 25, 2022

Runaway Driver Hits and Kills Manhattan Pedestrian

Charges are pending against a 36-year-old man who was allegedly speeding when he ran a red light and pushed another vehicle into a 65-year-old man. According to police, a 2020 Cadillac SUV crashed into a Hyundai Sonata at West 1st Street and Avenue P. The force of the impact propelled the Sonata into a Two […]

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April 27, 2022

Hit-and-Run Driver Seriously Injures Bronx Pedestrian

Police have few clues as they search for a man driving a stolen flatbed who barrelled over a pedestrian and didn’t stop. The accident happened near the intersection of East 238th Street and White Plains Road. According to police, a man driving a stolen flatbed truck hit a pedestrian, causing “severe bodily trauma,” before he […]

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April 25, 2022

FAQs About Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Watching someone walk across the street might seem about as exciting as watching this. Yet way back in the day, pedestrianism was a very popular spectator sport. In 1809, about 10,000 people were on hand to see a Scotsman walk a mile an hour for 1,000 hours. Today, almost no one pays money to see […]

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March 24, 2022

Impromptu Car Show Ends Tragically for Pennsylvania Man

It was moderately amusing when Mordecai and Rigby tried to do infinite donuts against the Carter and Briggs posers. But there was nothing amusing about what happened to a New York man who was watching a car do donuts in Hudson Square. Roughly 1,000 people were on hand to enjoy the stunt show in Soho. […]

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March 4, 2022

NYC Says Raised Crosswalks Mean Safer Pedestrians

Former Mayor Bill DeBlasio's much touted Vision Zero is now largely in shambles. The number of traffic deaths, especially pedestrian deaths, has increased significantly in the Big Apple since 2019. Now, a new mayor is using a new plan to hopefully stop the bloodshed. Studies indicate that raised crosswalks slow traffic and increase pedestrian visibility. […]

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