Marine Park, Brooklyn- An elderly woman died and an elderly man is in critical condition after an out-of-control vehicle struck them outside a carwash, according to officials. The fatal collision occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. outside a carwash located at the intersection of Gerritsen Ave and Ave U, the NYPD said. Police stated that the victims were at the Mobile Gas Station standing near their … Continue reading An elderly couple is dead after being struck by an SUV in Brooklyn
Lighthouse Hill, Staten Island- An SUV rammed head-on into a historic building last night, leaving extensive damage to the structure. Police say a Land Rover driven by a 73-year-old male crashed into Guyon Tavern—a landmark in Historic Richmond Town. Continue reading SUV crashes into historic building in Staten Island
Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn- The body of a woman was found on the Upper Bay shoreline early this morning, according to officials. Police say that at approximately 7:28 AM, they responded to a 911 call stating that there was a woman on the shoreline rocks near the Verrazano Bridge. Officers responded to the scene and discovered an unconscious 68-year-old female in the vicinity of Pier 69. … Continue reading Body found on shoreline near Verrazano Bridge
North Shore, Staten Island- Early Friday morning, an alleged drunk driver slammed into the back of a trooper vehicle, causing extensive damage and leaving one trooper hospitalized, according to officials. The incident occurred at approximately 1:00 AM while two NY State Troopers were on a traffic stop on I-287, the NY State Police said. After issuing tickets to the operator of a vehicle they stopped, … Continue reading NYSP Trooper thrown, in a drunk driving crash in Staten Island.
Upper Manhattan- A charter helicopter carrying six people crashed into the East River last night—the entire crash captured by cell phone video—before turning on its side and sinking below the water. After arriving on the scene, divers rushed to help the victims trapped inside the helicopter, but had difficulty freeing them, according to officials. The crash occurred just after 7 PM, slightly south of East … Continue reading Helicopter crashes into East River killing five; rescuers struggled to free victims underwater