Car Accident


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

Posted October 9, 2014 at 9:24 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

Posted September 26, 2014 at 6:05 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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Injured East Village Farm and Grocery Florist Akkas Ali Dies

Posted January 15, 2014 at 6:07 am

Former East Village Farm and Grocery worker Akkas Ali, fighting for his life since the summertime, passed away two weeks ago. The 63-year-old had suffered massive brain injuries after the car accident, losing his memory and recognition of loved ones. The sad news was revealed by CB3 board member Chad Marlow before the transportation subcommittee meeting […]


Car Jumps Curb and Slams Into East Village Farm, Injuring 8 [Updated]

Last modified June 19, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Earlier this morning (7:30), a southbound car on Second Avenue struck the East Village Farm bodega at Fourth Street. According to NBC, a two-car collision resulted in one of the vehicles jumping the sidewalk and careening into the establishment. The reason for those choppers you’ve been hearing overhead for the last 45 minutes. Reports say […]



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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Pedestrian Struck at Bowery and Bayard [Updated]

Last modified February 6, 2013 at 11:37 am

Word is coming down the pike that a pedestrian was struck on the Bowery near Bayard Street (i.e. Confucius Plaza). The victim was reportedly hit in the northbound lane of the thoroughfare, and was transported away in “serious” condition. An investigation is currently underway. UPDATE: DNAinfo reports that the victim, an elderly woman thought to […]


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Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Unmarked Cop Car on Ludlow

Last modified January 26, 2013 at 12:37 pm

Early this morning, at roughly 3:30 am, an unmarked police car was reportedly rear-ended by a black SUV outside 101 Ludlow Street.

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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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Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Union Square [Updated]

Last modified November 20, 2012 at 2:35 pm

An unidentified pedestrian was struck by a moving truck on in Union Square around noontime today. Numerous scanner reports indicate that the victim is DOA. One eyewitness took to Twitter and noted that “I’ve never seen so much blood in real life.” Crime scene tape now cordons the area outside the Heartland Brewery. UPDATE: we […]