Belt Parkway

Two deadly Queens pedestrian accidents within 12 hours
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/27/2013 at 11:22AM

Two Queens pedestrians lost their lives in separate accidents Tuesday. The first incident occurred around 12 p.m. when a woman in her 50s was trying to cross the westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway near North Conduit Boulevard and was struck by a motorcycle. She was pronounced dead at the scene and the motorcyclist, a [...]

Arrest in connection to bodies found in Howard Beach brush fire
Arrest in connection to bodies found in Howard Beach brush fire
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/12/2013 at 7:50PM

A Brooklyn man was arrested in connection to the two bodies found in a brush fire in the Spring Park Preserve last week, authorities have announced. Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was charged on Tuesday, March 12 with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with physical evidence. According to the Queens District [...]

Vehicles sought in connection to Howard Beach brush fire bodies
Vehicles sought in connection to Howard Beach brush fire bodies
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/07/2013 at 10:01AM

Authorities are looking for the occupants of three vehicles wanted for questioning in connection to two bodies found in a Howard Beach brush fire yesterday, said police. The vehicles are described as a two-tone dark colored custom van, four-door light colored sedan and four-door dark colored sedan. Police have also identified the victims as 22-year-old [...]

Bodies found in Howard Beach brush fire
Bodies found in Howard Beach brush fire
Police Terence M. Cullen 3/06/2013 at 10:39AM

Police recovered two bodies in a Howard Beach brush fire near the Belt Parkway this morning. Authorities responded to a 9-1-1 call for a fire in the grassy, undeveloped area around 4:30 a.m. near the intersection of 159th Avenue and 78th Street. When the fire was out, police said, they found the bodies of two [...]

Fatal Accident on the Belt Parkway
News Toni Cimino 12/19/2011 at 10:25AM

On Saturday, December, 17 2011 at 0420 hours, police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of the Belt Parkway and 116th Street, located within the confines of the 106 Precinct.  Upon arrival, responding officers determined that a 2009 Toyota Corolla, operated by a M/B/26 along with 4 additional passengers, [...]