The Full NYC Car Accident Picture: Incidents, Insurances, and Innovations

Car accident news is only a fragment of the story. In NYC's fast-paced environment, staying updated on the regulations surrounding these incidents and the evolving insurance details is paramount. Here, we deliver continuous updates, offering a thorough snapshot of the city's latest developments and aspects concerning car accidents.

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DUI Driver Crashes into park on Manhattan leaving 3 dead

3 Dead After Suspected DUI Driver Crashed into July 4 Crowd

A DUI driver crashed into a park on Manhattan's Lower East Side during Fourth of July celebrations, killing three and injuring several others. Daniel Hyden, 44, faces multiple charges including vehicular homicide. There is an ongoing investigation by the NYPD.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJul 8, 2024
DWI Driver Crashes into nail salon and leaves people injuredTop News

Many People Dead After DWI Car Crashes into Nail Salon

On June 28th a tragic incident unfolded in Deer Park, Long Island, when a minivan crashed through Hawaii Nail & Spa, resulting in four fatalities and nine injuries. Emergency responders faced a harrowing scene as they worked to rescue trapped individuals. The driver, also injured, has been charged with DWI.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJul 2, 2024
Justin Timberlake Refuse to breathalyzer after DWI arrest

Justin Timberlake Gets Arrested for DWI in The Hamptons

Justin Timberlake, was arrested on June 18 for suspected DUI after running a stop sign and veering out of his lane. Police noted signs of intoxication, and Timberlake failed sobriety tests. He refused a chemical test multiple times. After being held overnight, he was arraigned and released without bail.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJun 21, 2024
Empty porsche without owner flew off Bronx parking garage

Porsche Without Driver Fell Off Parking Garage Roof

Authorities are investigating after a Porsche fell off the rooftop deck of a BJ's parking garage in the Bronx. The car landed 20 feet below, bringing down part of the wall but leaving no one injured. The Department of Buildings found no instability in the structure.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJun 20, 2024
MLB coach Mike Brumley Killed In Mississippi Car CrashTop News

Former MLB Coach Mike Brumley Dies In Car Crash at Age of 61

Former MLB player and coach Mike Brumley, 61, died in a car crash on Saturday June 15th’s night in Mississippi. Brumley, who played for six MLB teams from 1987 to 1995, later became a coach and instructor, most recently with the Atlanta Braves.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJun 17, 2024
Old Man Gets Fatally Struck by DOT Truck in Bay Ridge

86-Year-Old Brooklyn Grandpa Gets Decapitated by DOT Truck

On June 12th, an 86-year-old man was killed in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, when a Department of Transportation truck struck him at the intersection of 92nd Street and Dahlgren Place on Wednesday afternoon. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJun 14, 2024
Driver and passenger ejected after BMW SUV crash in Bronx

BMW SUV Crash Into Parked Cars and Injures Two in the Bronx

On June 9th a BMW SUV lost control on Webster Avenue in Bedford Park, crashing into parked cars and ejecting the driver and passenger. Both were critically injured and taken to St. Barnabas Hospital.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJun 11, 2024
Scooter crashes SUV and kills 15-year-old in the bronx

The Bronx Fatal Scooter Crash Leaves 15-year-old Girl Dead

On May 28th a tragic accident in the Bronx's University Heights left a 15-year-old girl dead and a 19-year-old man critically injured when their scooter collided with an SUV. The driver of the Honda Pilot SUV stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the police.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánJun 6, 2024
Drew Gordon brother of Aaron Gordon Dies in Car Crash

Ex-NBAer Drew Gordon Tragically Dies in Car Crash at 33

On May 30th, Drew Gordon, former Philadelphia 76er and brother of Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon, died in a car crash in Portland, Oregon, at age 33. A standout at Archbishop Mitty High School and New Mexico, Gordon played briefly in the NBA and had a successful international career.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánMay 31, 2024
Blue Jeep SUV Gets Woman Killed in Bronx Hit-and-Run

Bronx Hit-and-Run: Blue Jeep Kills Woman and Flees Scene

On May 28th, a woman died in a hit-and-run in the Morrisania section of the Bronx. A black Toyota Rav4 clipped a blue Jeep SUV, causing it to hit the woman crossing the street. The Jeep's driver fled, while the Rav4 driver stayed.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánMay 31, 2024
Baby Boy Critically Injured in Brooklyn DUI Car CrashTop News

Brooklyn DUI Crash Leaves 1-Year-Old With Broken Skull

On May 20th, a car crash in Brownsville, Brooklyn, left a 1-year-old critically injured. A 28-year-old driver ran a red light and hit another car. The child was not in a car seat. Both drivers were arrested; one for suspected DUI, the other for an expired license.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánMay 21, 2024
Deadly Weekend in Queens Marks Worst Traffic Safety Record

Queens Faces Deadliest Year for Traffic Fatalities in 2024

In 2024, Queens saw a sharp increase in traffic deaths, with five fatalities over the weekend, making it one of the deadliest years in the Vision Zero era. Despite efforts to improve street safety, traffic deaths are up 43% this year.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánMay 21, 2024
Fatal Queens Hit-and-Run kills two after striking scooter

Fatal Queens Hit-and-Run: Suspect Retrieves Item from Car

On May 19th, a hit-and-run in Queens left two people dead after a scooter was struck by a car on 57th Avenue. The driver fled the scene, which was caught on video. Residents are calling for safety measures on the dangerous road. The incident is under investigation.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánMay 20, 2024
Multi-car collision on Grand Central Parkway leaves 3 dead

Tragic Sunday: Multiple Fatal Crashes Shake Queens

Multiple crashes in Queens on Sunday May 19th resulted in several fatalities. A Volkswagen hit a moped, killing both passengers, and fled the scene. Later, a Mercedes sedan driven by 22-year-old Manuel Torres overturned on the Grand Central Parkway, killing Torres and injuring two others.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánMay 20, 2024
NYPD Patrol Car Kills Pedestrian on Van Wyck Expressway

Young Man Killed by NYPD Vehicle on Van Wyck Expressway

On May 19th a 23-year-old man was struck and killed by an NYPD patrol vehicle on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens early Sunday morning. The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. while the police vehicle was responding to a 911 call.

Alessandra Farfán
By Alessandra FarfánMay 20, 2024