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 › ]
The fugitive minivan thief wanted for running down a 12-year-old Brooklyn girl was busted on drug and robbery charges in the five months before the fatal crash.
An unlicensed teen driver charged with fatally mowing down little Ariel Russo while fleeing from the cops last year was offered a reduced sentence by a judge on Wednesday.
Kevin Roper, the 35-year-old truck driver who was reportedly dozing at the wheel when his tractor trailer fatally crashed into Tracy Morgan's limo bus early Saturday morning, turned himself in Saturday night, a spokesperson for the NJ State Police said. He was charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. Read 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...
Shaun Martin, 33, was hit with the new charge Tuesday and became emotional in Manhattan Supreme Court, leading officials to place him on suicide watch. Martin was allegedly behind the wheel last June when Mohammed Akkas Ali was stru...
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 › ]
A woman who struck three teens on bikes while driving her SUV, killing one and injuring the others, is now suing the deceased teen, his family, and the other two boys. She is claiming $1.35 million in damages for her psychological suffering. Read more...
A moped rider who was initially mistaken as the victim of a hit-and-run driver until EMTs discovered he had been fatally shot in the head early Saturday. The victim, a restaurant worker in his early 20s whose name was not immediately released, was found sprawled in the street next to his fallen moped on 103rd Ave. Show More Summary
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.