The driver who killed a pedestrian in a hit and run crash in May has been arrested. Construction worker Thomas Shanley, 35, was on parole when he allegedly fatally struck activist Charity Hicks around 8:30 a.m. at West 34th Street and Tenth Avenue on May 31st. [ more › ]
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Sunday following the death of a sprint car driver who was struck and killed by Stewart at an upstate New York dirt track.
Franklin Reyes, the then-unlicensed teenage driver who allegedly fatally struck 4-year-old Ariel Russo on the Upper West Side last year, has been arrested and charged with looting a dead woman's apartment. [ more › ]
Police say that the driver who is accused of fatally striking a pedestrian early Saturday morning was intoxicated at the time. [ more › ]
ocal law enforcement stated that Kevin Roper has been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto in connection with the accident, following a preliminary investigation. More » The Driver Who Caused The Fatal Car Crash That Tracy Morgan Was Injured In Has Been Charged is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.
The unlicensed 17-year-old driver who fatally struck 4-year-old Ariel Russo on the Upper West Side last June liked to brag about his proclivity to speed. The Times reports that Franklin Reyes told friends on Facebook and in text messages that he could cut a four-hour drive in half by traveling 90 mph. [ more › ]
Franklin Reyes said he drove 80 mph and "smirked" at a friend who warned him about driving recklessly, assistant district attorney Vera Varshavsky said in Manhattan Supreme Court Wednesday.
A 16-year-old boy in Scranton, Pa., is accused of fatally shooting a cab driver who refused to take a shortcut.
Police have released a photo of the hit-and-run driver suspected of fatally running over a 27-year-old auto mechanic in Gowanus earlier this month. Victim Felipe Castro was repairing a Ford Expedition parked halfway on the sidewalk in front of Samba Transmission & Auto Repair (where he worked) on Third Avenue near 7th Street around 7:30 a.m. Show More Summary
Faced with a dearth of detailed data on cycling fatalities in the U.S., The League of American Bicyclists conducted their own survey of 628 fatalities from February 2011 through February 2013 [PDF]. Their report finds that in 238 of those fatalities, 42% were a result of careless driving, 36% were hit and runs, and 12% were committed by drunk drivers. [ more › ]
A Georgia widow confronted the woman responsible for her husband's death in a fatal car accident in court yesterday—and gave her a hug, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I know she is going through as much pain as I am feeling,” Sandra Walker told WSB-TV of her encounter with Tamara...
The Washington State Patrol is suggesting felony charges be brought against a Sound Transit bus driver who failed to stop for a red light, causing a May 6, 2013, collision that killed two people in Kirkland.
Police are searching for the driver of a Mercedez Benz "party bus" who fatally struck a cyclist at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 90th Street last night in Ozone Park. Investigators say the unidentified cyclist was biking west on Rockaway Boulevard at approximately 9:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Investigators believe the man who is accused in a weekend hit-and-run crash that killed a Los Angeles police officer and injured another knew the driver of the vehicle that police were trailing when the collision occurred, sources told The Times. Mynor Varela, 20, is believed to have been...
The grieving relatives of a young woman who was killed by two taxi cabs on the Upper East Side last month are disputing the authorities' version of events. While taxi drivers supposedly had the right of way while Kelly Gordon was jaywalking, her sister said, "We were in the crosswalk. We’re devastated." [ more › ]
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — As mourners trickled by Thursday to honor the 4-year-old girl who was killed and 14 others injured in a crash at a Florida day care, authorities scoured the state for the driver they said fled in the vehicle that caused the fatal wreck.
Police have not located the driver of the 2014 BMW who killed a cyclist and injured two others in Bushwick yesterday morning. After fatally striking 46-year-old Queens resident Angel Torres as he rode his bike on Broadway near Halsey, the driver struck a parked car then turned the wrong way down Thomas Boyland Street. Show More Summary
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 › ]
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