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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 Las Vegas, 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 when an injured person is out-of-network, 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

Two people were injured Monday afternoon when a car sailed off the Cross Bronx Expressway and crashed on a busy service road below, authorities said.
Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A two-car rollover in Westport this morning sent two people to the hospital. The Westport fire department responded to I-95 North in the area of Exits 17 and 18 around 5:30 a.m.
Date: 
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Roadway: 
I-95 Northbound
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover
One person was killed and two injured after a head-on crash caused by a wrong-way driver on northbound Route 7 in Brookfield late Thursday, state police said.
Date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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.
Date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
An off-duty cop was charged with driving drunk after he got into an accident in Queens, police said Monday. Officer Albert Robles, 37, was charged with driving while intoxicated.
Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Police say a person was struck and killed by an MTA bus in Queens Monday evening, authorities say. The victim was struck by a bus on the Q53 line near the intersection of 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, FDNY EMS and MTA say.
Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2014

An accident has forced the shutdown of eastbound upper level lanes at the George Washington Bridge, causing major traffic delays heading into the city.

Two tractor trailers colided at about 11:40 Sunday morning.

Date: 
Saturday, February 1, 2014

A livery driver died in Brooklyn Friday after he suffered a heart attack behind the wheel and his van rammed into the back of a box truck.

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A woman is under arrest after a hit and run accident that killed two Bard College students Friday night in the Dutchess County village of Tivoli. It happened at about 11:50 p.m. in the area of Route 9G and Broadway.

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014
City: 
Tivoli, NY

Three people were killed in a car crash on Route 53 at the Bethel town line on Tuesday, officials said.

Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2014
Roadway: 
State Route 53
Type: Car Accident
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.
Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
A 15-year-old Long Island girl was killed and her 13-year-old sister suffered critical injuries after their 19-year-old brother’s car hit another vehicle making a U-turn Monday night, police say.
Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Five people were injured when their cars collided then careened into the front yard of a Brooklyn home early Saturday, officials said.

Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Two people were injured in a 10-car chain-reaction crash that snarled traffic on the Major Deegan Expressway Thursday morning, authorities said.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A 20-year-old man was slashed in both arms after a road-rage incident that led to a crash on a snow-slicked street in Queens, officials said. The victim told cops that he and his three friends were in a Ford SUV motoring down 108th St.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Roadway: 
108th St.
City: 
Queens, NY
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Road Rage