According to the New York State Police, a Carmel woman was killed in a two-car crash on Route 22 on April 29. The accident occurred around 3:55 p.m. just north of State Route 311.
Recently, the police arrested a New York City man for his role in a motor vehicle accident that occurred several months ago. The accident claimed the life of one man and injured another.
On April 24, a 56-year-old woman died from the injuries she suffered in a pedestrian-car crash in Coram. The fatal accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on April 20, according to the report.
A motorcyclist who was accused of causing a wreck in New York that resulted in the death of one person pleaded not guilty to criminally negligent homicide on April 16. The accident had occurred in May 2014.
One person was killed, and two others were injured when an SUV plowed into an AT&T phone store on Long Island March 30. The accident happened around 11 a.m. on Northern Boulevard in Great Neck.
A 34-year-old woman and a 37-year-old woman were seriously injured after an SUV crashed into a restaurant on Broad Hollow Road in East Farmingdale. The crash took place about 10:30 a.m. on March 19, and police say that the driver was fleeing from another hit-and-run accident when this incident took place. It was discovered after the accident that the 69-year-old man did not have a valid driver's license.
It was reported that a New York teenager was killed in a car accident on March 6 on Northern State Parkway at approximately 11:06 p.m. The crash left four others with injuries.
On Saturday, Feb. 7, an initially unidentified pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a blue Jeep Liberty as she was crossing Deer Park Avenue at about 8:30 p.m. The 48-year-old Dix Hills woman has now been identified and the alleged perpetrator has been arrested.
New York residents might be interested in learning more about some statistics associated with distracted driving. Drivers under the age of 20 are cited as being the most at risk of being involved in a fatal crash attributable to distracted driving. This demographic accounted for the highest proportion of fatal accidents described as being distraction-related. A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fount that nearly 50 percent of American high school students who are at least 16 years of age admitted to texting or emailing while behind the wheel.
A distracted bus driver has been found at fault for an accident in North Hudson on July 18. Police determined that alcohol, drugs, cellphone use, mechanical issues and road and weather conditions were not factors in the fatal accident.