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Drunk and speeding driver kills 2 passengers in fatal accident

A man has recently been arrested after a fatal crash killed his two passengers. According to the initial investigation by New York police officers, the driver was traveling at a speed close to 150 mph before the fatal accident occurred. The authorities suspect that he was also driving while...

Buckle design defect for infant seats could pose serious threat

There are many types of infant seats, and these different types of seats use different types of buckles. While the buckle on an infant seat may seem easy enough to latch and unlatch under normal circumstances, the ease of use may change during an emergency situation. Graco is recalling 1.9 million...

Truck crashes into restaurant; 1 person killed in truck accident

Driving through busy city traffic can present many road hazards, especially if a person is driving a large transfer truck. Due to unknown reasons, a transfer truck driver recently got into an accident in New York when he crashed his vehicle into a restaurant. The truck accident killed one person...

Woman injured in construction site accident due to falling wall

When a construction site develops, that site must follow certain rules and procedures in order to keep both the workers and any passersby safe. However, sometimes accidents can occur that no one saw coming. A woman was recently injured in a construction site accident in New York after a wall fell...

13-year-old girl killed by retired officer in car accident

As a society, we tend to believe that police officers are men and women who abide by the law that they are sworn to protect. Sadly, that is not always the case. Recently, a retired New York police officer reportedly caused a fatal car accident in which a 13-year-old girl was killed, and then he...

Teen who was high and speeding found guilty in fatal car accident

Countless lives have been lost in drunk driving accidents, so the dangers of driving while intoxicated are blatantly apparent. However, driving while under the influence of drugs can be just as dangerous. A young man, who was 17 years old at the time of the accident and admittedly under the...

Woman cut by stray circular saw in construction site accident

A "freak accident" is an accident that occurs seemingly out of nowhere with little to no indication that anything bad is going to happen. A strange yet very serious freak accident recently occurred in New York when a female pedestrian was injured in a construction site accident . A circular saw...

Family sues for wrongful death after police shoot young woman

As schools let out for the summer and many students celebrate graduating, for one woman, her college graduation was a proud yet somber occasion. On May 17, 2013, the woman's twin sister was fatally shot after the police responded to a break in at their New York apartment and tried to end the...

Wrongful death suit possible for man who died in 101-degree cell

Jail facilities are meant to house persons convicted of all kinds of crimes -- as well as those who have only been accused and have not been convicted yet. However, these facilities are not supposed to be places of torture where inmates have to suffer from poor, or impossible, living conditions. A...

New York man dies after a tragic hit-and-run car accident

A New York man passed away after a tragic car accident in the Brooklyn area. While he did not die immediately, he later succumbed to his injuries in an area hospital. The car accident was a hit-and-run, but law enforcement personnel are working hard to determine the identity of the responsible...

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