accident

Livery cab hits pedestrian in Astoria
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/23/2014 at 1:40PM

A 27-year-old man was critically injured when a livery cab struck him as he was crossing an Astoria intersection Sunday, police said.

Driver smashes cars in accident outside Bay Terrace poll site
Driver smashes cars in accident outside Bay Terrace poll site
News Melissa Chan 11/05/2013 at 1:26PM

An elderly man smashed into two parked cars outside of a Bay Terrace poll site Tuesday while he was trying to drive out of a parking spot, witnesses said. The man, who declined to give his name or age, said he had just voted at P.S. 169 at around noon when the collision occurred. Witnesses [...]

Driver kills man in Flushing
News Melissa Chan 10/22/2012 at 4:50PM

A sleep-deprived driver has been arrested for fleeing the scene of an accident after he allegedly mowed down and killed a pedestrian in Flushing, police said. Shiwoo Lee, 22, of Oakland Gardens, told authorities he fell asleep behind the wheel on Saturday, October 20 around 6 a.m. when his 2007 Toyota Rav 4 veered off [...]

Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
News Melissa Chan 9/04/2012 at 1:38PM

Loved ones who gathered at a wake on Labor Day to mourn the popular St. Francis Prep teen killed Friday in a gruesome party bus accident remembered him as a hilarious, fun-loving boy with a permanent smile pressed on his face. “He was always cracking jokes,” said classmate Noah Buttner, 15. “He made [geometry class] [...]