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Motorist Charged with Manslaughter for Fatal Bowery Hit-and-Run Last November

Posted April 29, 2015 at 5:10 am

The Brooklyn man accused of running down a homeless man on the Bowery back in November was charged with manslaughter yesterday. On the evening of November 24, 24-year-old Danny Lin sped northward on the Bowery in his 2001 BMW sedan and fatally struck beloved local Robert Perry. He had been going more than twice the legal […]

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A Cabbie Collided with Oncoming Sedan at East Houston and Suffolk Street Yesterday

Last modified February 12, 2015 at 11:19 pm

At around 2:45pm yesterday afternoon, a collision transpired in the intersection of East Houston and Suffolk Street. From what we understand, a cabbie turned left at Suffolk (possible u-turn) and rammed into an oncoming black Toyota sedan going eastbound. That car barreled into the curbside light pole. “There was a passenger in the back of […]

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Funeral Being Held Today for Bowery Hit-and-Run Victim

Last modified February 12, 2015 at 11:20 pm

On the evening of November 24, a 24-year-old named Danny Lin sped northward on the Bowery in his 2001 BMW sedan and fatally struck beloved local Robert Perry. It was later revealed that his speed was clocked at twice the legal limit of 25mph. The traffic accident transpired outside the Bowery Mission, but Lin fled the […]

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24-Year-Old Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run on the Bowery Faces Serious Charges

Posted November 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

Justice is being served. The motorist involved in that fatal hit-and-run on the Bowery Monday night is facing the music. As previously reported, Danny Lin was driving northbound in his 2001 BMW sedan when he struck Robert Perry just north of Rivington. Cops said he was going double the recently-imposed speed limit of 25 mph. […]

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Victim Identified in Last Night’s Hit-and-Run on the Bowery

Last modified November 25, 2014 at 3:56 pm

The man killed in last night’s hit-and-run on the Bowery was a beloved member of the community. This much was clear from the various tipsters who alerted us to the accident. Robert Perry – age 57 – had been visiting the Bowery Mission for assistance the last few years. His life was cut short when […]

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Homeless Man Killed in Hit-and-Run on the Bowery Last Night

Last modified February 12, 2015 at 11:20 pm

Last night at around 7:30pm, a homeless man residing at the Bowery Mission was killed in a hit-and-run just north of Rivington Street. Northbound traffic was completely sealed, with police cruisers redirecting motorists back down the Bowery. What we know is that the 24-year-old BMW driver was an Asian male named Danny Lin who fled the scene, […]

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Councilwoman Chin Drafts Legislation to Increase Traffic Safety Along Canal Street After Recent Spate of Pedestrian Deaths

Last modified February 12, 2015 at 11:21 pm

From the two-month period of August to October, four older pedestrians walking in and around the Lower East Side/Chinatown environs were hit and killed by motor vehicles. Pretty staggering. Half of those collisions transpired a few blocks apart on Canal Street; there were also fatal accidents in the intersections of South and Rutgers as well as […]

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Woman in Her 70s Fatally Hit by Jeep in Canal Street Intersection Yesterday

Posted October 15, 2014 at 6:02 am

There was another car accident just off the Bowery early yesterday morning. In the small hour of 4am, an elderly can collector was struck and killed in the intersection of Canal and Elizabeth Streets. According to police reports, the woman — believed to be in her seventies — was crossing Canal Street, from the south to […]

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Councilmembers Call for Charges Against Driver Who Killed Pedestrian on Kenmare Street

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:04 am

The rental van driver who plowed through the north crosswalk at Elizabeth and Kenmare last month, killing an 82-year-old woman, is now under fire from the city. An arrest was not made after the incident on September 25, yet an investigation remains ongoing. Nevertheless, Councilmembers Margaret Chin, Rosie Mendez, and Ydanis Rodriguez are now calling […]

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Elderly Female Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Van on Kenmare Street Yesterday

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:04 am

The citywide “Vision Zero” safety initiative might be a de Blasio priority, but it still has a long way to go in protecting the locals. Especially in and around dangerous Delancey Street, where traffic issues are myriad. (A “slow zone” here or there just isn’t gonna cut it) Yesterday afternoon, a fatal casualty resulted just one […]

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