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New York, NY - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

New York - The metropolitan area including New York City, the most populous city in the United States

As of 2013, New York City alone had a population of over 8.4 million and the metropolitan area surrounding it includes millions more. According to a New York Department of Motor Vehicles report in 2013, New York City had 70,403 crashes in that year alone. It also boasts one of the largest subway systems in the world and is a major travel destination worldwide. There are many roadways within the New York metropolitan area including:

Links to recent accidents in the New York area

Here is information on the most recent accidents in the New York metropolitan area:

If someone you know has been in an accident, here are some of the major hospitals in the New York area

Grief support informations for accident victims in the New York area 

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on grief support groups in New York City area or the Long Island area.

New York legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in New York, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a New York injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a New York injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is injured or killed in a collision, a New York car accident lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery.

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Most recent accident reports

An SUV driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a Popeyes in Brooklyn Sunday, injuring the driver and three customers in the restaurant, police said.

Date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A car crash in Highland Park left four people injured and three in critical condition early Sunday, police said.

Date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Roadway: 
Highland Blvd.
Type: Car Accident
Police say they have arrested and charged a driver with aggravated DWI in connection with the death of a 32-year-old woman who was struck and killed while crossing a Bronx street Saturday.
Date: 
Friday, January 10, 2014

A in-ground pool being drained through a hose turned a road into a sheet of ice on Thursday morning, causing three separate accidents and sending one person to a hospital, police said.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Roadway: 
Flax Hill Road
Type: Car Accident

A fire truck on its way to the scene of a house fire in Bridgeport collided with another car early Wednesday afternoon, according to Bridgeport police.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Authorities say a Nassau County police officer was injured when he was struck by a car while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect in Queens.
Date: 
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
Type: Car Accident
A small plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx Saturday afternoon, according to the city's Office of Emergency Management. The plane, which took off in Danbury, Conn., landed near East 233rd Street.
Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2014
One man was killed in a crash on the westbound Long Island Expressway in Queens Thursday morning, one of many accidents that delayed traffic for the morning commute.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Type: Car Accident

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.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Roadway: 
Lafayette Ave.

A woman has died after being struck by two vehicles in Brooklyn, police say.

Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013

Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a car early Saturday while walking on a crossover of the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn.

Date: 
Friday, December 27, 2013
Roadway: 
Belt Parkway
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.
Date: 
Friday, December 27, 2013
Roadway: 
Elmont Road
City: 
Elmont, NY
Greenwich policed are investigating a hit-and-run that killed a Middlebury woman Saturday morning.
Date: 
Friday, December 27, 2013
A 39-year-old Long Island woman has been arrested for allegedly driving drunk with her two young children in the car, police say.
Date: 
Thursday, December 26, 2013

A mother and her three young daughters were hurt, two of them seriously, after their SUV crashed into a utility pole in Orange County Thursday evening, police say.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Roadway: 
Tower Drive
Type: Car Accident