FAMILY OF FIVE KILLED IN HORRIFIC ROAD ACCIDENT
A family of five from Brooklyn was killed in a horrific accident on August 23 when the car they were driving veered off a Long Island highway and crashed into a tree, local media reported.
FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE WORKER TRAPPED IN ON SUBWAY TUNNEL
Firefighters had to take the subway, in a manner of speaking, on August 20, to get to a construction worker who was trapped 100 feet below the ground, in the dramatic rescue, local media reported.
TWO PEOPLE WHO SURVIVED FATAL HIT AND RUN RECOVERING, SUSPECT IN COURT
A Brooklyn man who was joy-riding in a stolen minivan and struck and killed a 12-year-old girl and severely injured his mother and sister appeared in court on August 12 facing manslaughter charges, local media reported.
TRUCK DRIVER IN HOSPITAL AFTER TAKING A DIP IN WATERWAY
A truck driver is lucky to be alive after the tractor trailer he was driving veered off a New Jersey highway, smashed through a barrier, and plummeted into the water below on August 19, according to local media reports.
ELDERLY RUNNER KILLED BY CYCLIST IN CENTRAL PARK ACCIDENT
A man running through Central Park on was struck by a passing cyclist and was killed as a result, local media reported on August 13.
TWO DEAD AS OFF DUTY COP DRIVES WRONG WAY DOWN THE FREEWAY
A New York City police officer who was off-duty at the time was killed as drove his vehicle south in the northbound freeway on August 12, slamming head-on into another motorist, who also died in the collision.