Felipe Avila killed by hit & run driver in 3 car crash on Staten Island.
A 29 year old man was killed after a hit-and-run driver blew a stop sign and crashed into his car early Wednesday in Staten Island, cops said.
Felipe Avila was driving a 1996 Toyota Celica north along Lafayette Ave. in New Brighton when a white 2003 Volvo S80 going east on Cassidy Place didn’t stop and slammed into him just after 5 a.m. Wednesday, cops said. The Volvo’s driver then slammed into a parked Dodge SUV.
The driver stopped only to ditch his ride and run away.
Avila died en route to Richmond University Medical Center, cops said.
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An accident on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway has caused traffic to back up on Wednesday morning onto the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the Staten Island Expressway heading eastbound.
The accident occurred at about 4:30 a.m., and though it has been cleared, traffic was still was backed up for miles at about 8 a.m. on the BQE.
A man was injured in a fiery crash of a tractor-trailer truck and a van on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge that snarled traffic on the Staten Island Expressway during the height of rush hour on Tuesday morning.
The 23-year-old driver of the van was taken to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze with non-life threatening injuries, said MTA spokeswoman Judie Glave.
Police say a 19-year-old died in a New Jersey car accident when the car he was a passenger in ran a stop sign, jumped a curb and hit a tree.
Francis Duffy was in the passenger seat of a car being driven by Conner Hanfin in Toms River when the accident happened at around 1:36 p.m. Friday.
A driver who was allegedly drunk hit and killed a 61-year-old man who was walking across a Long Island road Saturday afternoon, police said.
Officials said Brian Dudley, 41, hit the man while he was crossing Elmont Road at the intersection of Cerenzia Boulevard in Elmont at around 3:30 p.m.
The man was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital.
The search is on for a hit-and-run driver who struck and seriously injured a teenager on Long Island.
The crash happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday on Hempstead Turnpike near Shelter Lane in Levittown.
Police say the 14-year-old girl was on her way home from school, crossing the very busy Hempstead Turnpike against the light, when she was struck.
A teenager wearing earphones was struck by a train while walking on Long Island Rail Road tracks, but officials say he's expected to survive.
Authorities say 16-year-old Eric Albrecht of East Moriches suffered a broken hip and other injuries.
The LIRR says he was walking along the tracks in Center Moriches around 1 p.m. Monday as a Montauk train approached.
Police on Long Island are investigating a hit and run accident in Mineola this morning.
The accident happened near Jericho Turnpike and Congress Avenue around 9:00 on Friday.
Authorities say a vehicle struck a pedestrian, who then flew into another oncoming car. The second vehicle stopped, but police say the first vehicle kept going.