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.
NYC TOUR BUS COMPANIES NOT LEGALLY REQUIRED TO REPORT ACCIDENTS
The growing fleet of double decker tourist buses in New York City are not legally required to reports accidents to the city agency the licenses them, local media reported on August 10.
DRUNK DRIVING WOMAN FOUND WITH STOLEN SNAKE WRAPPED AROUND HER NECK
A New York State woman who wrecked the car she was driving on August 4 was found by first responders to have a python snake wrapped around her neck, local media reported.
CONTRACTOR CRUSHED TO DEATH BY OVERSIZED CRATE
An electrical worker was killed when an oversized cargo crate crushed him near Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx, police told the media on July 5.
APARTMENT FIRE CLAIMS LIFE OF MAN IN BROOKLYN
A fire claimed the life of 44-year-old Brooklyn resident on August 3, local media reported.
EXHAUSTED YOUNG MOTHER FALLS TO DEATH ON SUBWAY TRACK
Last month a young mother who worked at a bakery was so tired from her early-morning shift that she fell asleep standing on a New York subway platform and slipped and fell on the tracks and died when a train ran her over.