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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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October 5, 2022

Local Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Dual Fatal Pedestrian Accident Case

A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and other criminal charges stemming from a Manhattan car crash. According to investigators, the man blew through a red light and smacked into a Subaru. The force of that collision caused the Subaru to crash into two parked cars, jump the cub, and slam […]

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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 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 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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February 15, 2022

As Seen on TV: Former American Idol Contestant Charged in Fatal DUI Crash

You might remember him as the promising contestant with a smooth voice, boyish charms, and racist friends. Now, 17-year-old Caleb Kennedy faces serious charges after he allegedly drove drunk, barrelled into a workshop, and killed a 54-year-old man. According to investigators, Kennedy was intoxicated when he caused this accident. The wreck happened about fifteen miles […]

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