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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

A 49-year-old man was hit and killed as he tried to cross the Major Deegan Expy. near Yankee Stadium early Sunday morning, police said.
Date: 
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Police are searching for the driver a black four-door sedan who struck and killed a 51-year-old man in Brooklyn Saturday night and fled the scene.
Date: 
Friday, December 20, 2013
Roadway: 
Eastern Parkway
An elderly woman crossing the street and a biker were both killed in a crash Saturday night in Queens. The accident occurred on Queens Boulevard and 58th Street in Woodside just before 5 p.m.
Date: 
Friday, December 20, 2013

A 60-year-old Danbury man is in critical condition after he burst into flames at a gas station on Tamarack Avenue in Danbury.

Date: 
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Roadway: 
Tamarack Avenue
A 76-year-old man was fatally hit by two vehicles as he crossed a Washington Heights street Friday evening, cops said.
Date: 
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Roadway: 
Amsterdam Ave

A 65-year-old woman was clinging to live after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn Thursday. The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing Eastern Parkway midblock near Utica Ave.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
A tanker carrying thousands of gallons of fuel overturned and burst into flames on a Long Island highway just before midnight Tuesday, causing two injuries and an inferno that charred several cars, damaged four homes and a Harley-Davidson dealership,
Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Roadway: 
Sunrise Highway

Part of Route 25 in Brookfield is closed after a multi-car crash and a person was seriously injured.

The crash happened in the area of 238 Whisconier Road, according to police.

Date: 
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Roadway: 
St Route 25
Type: Car Accident

A 20-year-old man died in a head-on collision on Staten Island early Saturday.

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013
Roadway: 
Todt Road
Type: Car Accident

A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a 22-year-old man riding a motorized scooter in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said. The driver was heading south on Highland St.

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013
Roadway: 
Highland St.
A cop was killed in a car crash on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge exit ramp in Queens early Tuesday — the same spot where four motorists were seriously injured and a pedestrian killed two years ago.
Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013
Type: Car Accident

A 35-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Queens early Sunday, police said. The victim, a Brooklyn man whose name was not immediately released, was mowed down as he tried to cross Woodhaven Blvd. at Jamaica Ave.

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013
Roadway: 
Woodhaven Blvd.
A paraglider pilot was killed after crashing through a frozen river in upstate New York Wednesday afternoon, state police say.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Roadway: 
Unknown

A man working on an elevator in a Park Avenue building fell to his death Wednesday, according to a police source.

The man, believed to be a building super or maintenance worker, was found in the elevator shaft at 331 Park Avenue South.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Roadway: 
Park Avenue
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a Metro-North passenger train derailment in New York City has left four people dead and 63 injured.
Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Roadway: 
Spuyten Duyvil