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Cab Plows Into DBA Bar on 1st Avenue

Last modified May 26, 2013 at 6:59 pm

A short time ago, a taxicab backed into DBA bar on First Avenue. It doesn’t look pretty. Shattered windows, busted awning, and busted tables. Eyewitnesses tell us the driver was trying to park on the northbound side, hit reverse and plowed into the bar. Apparently, he was on some form of medication. Nevertheless, we are […]

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Photo: rogey_mac

Cab Crashes into Bowery Light Pole Last Night, Injuring Pedestrians

Posted December 3, 2012 at 6:28 am

Shortly before 11pm last night, a taxicab veered into the lightpole on the northeast corner of Bowery and East Third Street. Boogie reader Rogey_Mac was at the scene as it unfolded, and reported that some pedestrians were injured in the accident. Three ambulances and two fire engines promptly arrived; the victims were whisked away to […]

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[Photo: Kamron Shahraray]

More on the Fatal National Guard Truck Accident Yesterday

Posted November 7, 2012 at 6:18 am

Yesterday afternoon, a National Guard supply truck fatally struck an elderly man in the intersection of Canal and Centre Streets.

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[Photo: Sam Gustin]

National Guard Truck Fatally Hits Pedestrian on Canal Street [Updated]

Last modified November 6, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Damn, this is terrible news. At around 2:15 this afternoon, a National Guard supply truck (yeah, those) hit an elderly male in the intersection of Canal and Centre Streets in Chinatown. Scanner reports indicate the victim was listed DOA. Further information is not yet available, but the NYPD Accident Investigation squad is reportedly on hand. […]

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Source: Jeff Lawrence

When Trucks Back Into Scaffolding on Broome Street

Posted August 21, 2012 at 12:10 pm

This was the scene on Broome Street yesterday afternoon after a truck reportedly backed into some scaffolding. Yellow crime scene tape was strung across most of the block between Eldridge and Forsyth Streets. Oops. All was cleared by nightfall.

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Memorial In Place for Victim of Garbage Truck Accident on Allen

Posted August 16, 2012 at 6:09 am

This story is just all sorts of tragic. Shortly after 10 pm last Thursday evening, a woman crossed Allen Street near Epstein’s just as “a garbage truck in the left lane bolted RIGHT when the light turned green.”

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Bike Accident at Rivington and Chrystie

Last modified June 16, 2012 at 7:22 pm

Roughly thirty minutes ago a bike accident transpired in the intersection of Rivington and Chrystie Streets. Boogie reader CG sent in the following field notes: Bandaged cyclist, no helmet, smashed windshield, 28ish male Asian driver, white male 24ish cyclist Send us your photos and intel. More soon…

More Photos of Delancey Garbage Truck Accident

Posted April 24, 2012 at 6:09 am

We broke news early yesterday morning that a garbage truck lost control on Delancey Street and proceeded to plow through a line of parked vehicles near Willet Street.

Garbage Truck Crushes Parked Cars on Delancey [Update]

Last modified April 23, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Earlier this morning at around 5 am, Boogie reader Jennifer Neidig wrote to inform us of a monster accident on Delancey Street, near Willet.  A stone’s throw from the Masaryk Towers. The word is now that a garbage truck blew a tire, lost control the driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into eight […]

Olympic Restaurant on Delancey Open for Business Day After Crash

Posted November 30, 2011 at 8:59 am

Early Tuesday morning (1:30 am), a Daily News newspaper delivery truck heading eastbound on Delancey veered off course and crashed into the Essex Street facade of Olympic Restaurant.

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