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Cyclist fatally struck in Brooklyn, driver flees on foot

A bicyclist died in Brooklyn Wednesday after being struck by a motorist who subsequently hit two other vehicles before ditching his BMW and fleeing on foot.

Drunk Driver Who Killed Brooklyn Pedestrian Gets No Jail Time, $500 Fine

A drunk driver who fatally struck a 27-year-old woman in Brooklyn last July was issued six-month license suspension, a $500 fine and three years probation, after pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He was not charged with manslaughter. [ more › ]

Drunk Driver Who Fatally Struck Pedestrian Gets Just 90 Days In Jail

Back in 2011, 23-year-old Thomas Riley was trying to hail a cab on East Fordham Road near Bathgate Avenue in The Bronx when he was fatally struck by Seth Johnson, who had been drinking and smoking marijuana. Now three years later, Johnson has finally been sentenced to just 90 days in jail as punishment. Show More Summary

Rewards totaling $100,000 offered in fatal Westside hit-and-run case

Two rewards totaling $100,000 were offered Wednesday as Los Angeles police investigators continue searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck the son of a federal judge.

Interactive Graphic: Tracking All The Traffic Fatalities In NYC

A 5-year-old boy was killed by a minivan driver who backed into him in Crown Heights earlier this week, making him the 45th person to be killed in traffic crashes so far in 2014. Despite Mayor de Blasio's commitment to reducing traffic fatalities through Vision Zero, 27 pedestrians have been killed already this year. Show More Summary

Driver held in SXSW fatal accident could get death penalty

Rashad Charjuan Owens, the driver who crashed through police barricades and into a crowd of people celebrating the SXSW festivities in Austin, Texas, killing two people and injuring dozens more, has been charged with capital murder and may get the death penalty. Show More Summary

NYC Cabs Could Get Black Box Technology To Deter Speeding

Despite the de Blasio administration's commitment to Vision Zero, there's been a surge of pedestrian fatalities so far in 2014, including a 9-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a cab driver on the Upper West Side in front of his father. Show More Summary

22-Year-Old Now Faces Vehicular Homicide Charge In Fatal Crash That Killed M14 Bus Driver

The out-of-towner who allegedly stole a box truck after partying with his famous uncle, and then crashed into a M14 bus, killing the bus driver, was hit with vehicular homicide charges yesterday. Officials say Domonic Whilby also had a 0.18 blood alcohol level, over twice the legal limit. [ more › ]

22-Year-Old Driver Charged With Manslaughter In Fatal M14 Bus Crash

A Georgia resident who stole a box truck and then crashed into a M14 bus a few blocks away, killing the bus driver, was slapped with a slew of charges yesterday. Domonic Whilby, 22, was charged with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, criminal trespass, criminal mischief and felony assault. [ more › ]

Monday Morning Silliness: L.A. Times Reports Suspect in Fatal Crash Suffered a Ruptured “Blatter”

A piece by Matt Stevens in the L.A. Times says: Authorities have identified a suspected drunk driver who they say drove the wrong direction on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar early Sunday and caused an accident that killed six people. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, of Fontana has been arrested on suspicion of felony DUI [...]

Cabbies Keep Driving Despite Their Roles In Fatal Crashes

Despite the de Blasio administration's commitment to Vision Zero, there's been a surge of pedestrian fatalities so far in 2014, including a 9-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a cab driver on the Upper West Side in front of his father. Show More Summary

Older Man Fatally Struck By Truck Driver In Brooklyn Hit & Run

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a truck driver in a hit and run in Brooklyn yesterday. According to police, the incident happened around 3:20 p.m. at Atlantic Avenue and Williams Place. The man, who is believed to be in his 70s, was...Show More Summary

Tesla faces lawsuit over new-car smell in fatal cyclist crash

12 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Tesla faces a lawsuit over the death of a cyclist hit by a Model S driver who claims to have fallen asleep due to the new-car smell.

No Jail for 'Affluenza' Teen in Fatal Crash

The families of victims who were injured or killed in a drunken-driving crash in Texas expressed outrage Wednesday after the teen driver who avoided jail time in the crash was ordered to go to a rehabilitation facility paid for by his parents. Show More Summary

Lyft joins new alliance seeking to clean up ridesharing's insurance mess

12 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Although there's now some legal groundwork in place for ridesharing companies, insurance remains a gray area -- witness the Uber driver who was involved in a fatal accident while off work. How do you cover a car that's both personal transportation...

Signs point to sharp rise in drugged driving fatalities

The prevalence of non-alcohol drugs detected in fatally injured drivers in the US steadily rose from 1999 to 2010 and especially for drivers who tested positive for marijuana. Researchers found that of 23,591 drivers who were killed within one hour of a crash, 39.7 percent tested positive for alcohol and 24.8 percent for other drugs. Show More Summary

Signs point to sharp rise in drugged driving fatalities

The prevalence of non-alcohol drugs detected in fatally injured drivers in the U.S. has been steadily rising and tripled from 1999 to 2010 for drivers who tested positive for marijuana -- the most commonly detected non-alcohol drug -- suggesting that drugged driving may be playing an increasing role in fatal motor vehicle crashes. read more

Uber and its driver are sued after fatal New Year’s Eve accident

More issues for alternative cab services Uber: a lawsuit from the father of the girl who died after she was hit in a recent accident involving an Uber driver in San Francisco.

SUV Driver Who Flipped Car In Midtown Suffered Fatal Heart Attack Before Crash

The 44-year-old man who completely flipped his vehicle outside Bryant Park yesterday afternoon had a fatal heart attack prior to the crash, according to reports. [ more › ]

No Manslaughter Charge For Drunk Driver Who Killed Brooklyn Pedestrian

A driver who fatally struck a 27-year-old female pedestrian in Brooklyn over the summer has avoided a murder charge by pleading guilty to a DWI. [ more › ]

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