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April 2019 Archives

Rules for Headlights

Why Headlights Were Invented

When you think of your vehicle, certain attributes will immediately come to mind. The body type, the color, any defining features such as a wing or big tires, and possibly the brand name will all float through our mind as we picture our vehicle. What often will not come to mind is the headlights on our vehicle. Our headlights serve an important role for us, but they often will not get the attention they need until they burn out or have some other issue, which seems quite unfair for what they do for us.

West Orange, N.J. - Multiple People Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-280

West Orange, N.J. (April 29, 2019) - Multiple people were sent to the hospital with injuries following a multi-vehicle accident on a New Jersey highway, according to police. The New Jersey vehicle accidents occurred on Monday around 6:00 p.m. on the eastbound side I-280, near Exit 10.

Hazlet, N.J. - Multiple People Injured in Vehicle Accident on Middle Road

Hazlet, N.J. (April 29, 2019) - Three people including a child were taken to the hospital following a car accident involving a police vehicle, according to reports. The New Jersey vehicle accident took place Monday, April 29, around 8:51 a.m. and occurred on Middle Road near Bromley Drive.

North Bay Shore, N.Y. - Motorcyclist Injured After Hit-and-Run Accident on Pine Aire Drive

North Bay Shore, N.Y. (April 29, 2019) - A motorcyclist suffered injuries after he was hit by a vehicle on Pine Aire Drive, east of Manatuck Boulevard. According to police, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene after hitting the biker. The New York hit-and-run motorcycle accident occurred on Saturday night, April 27, around 10:47 p.m.

How to Stay Safe While Driving in a Storm

When Storms Become Dangerous

The spring and summer storms that cross the United States every year can be quite chaotic. Between heavy rains, loud and powerful thunder, strong winds, and bright lightning, these storms are often terrifying to drive in. To be outside in these storms is something that many drivers would prefer not to experience, which can mean that a driver that ends up driving in one of these storms may have a difficult time being safe for themselves and others while they are on the road.

Buffalo, N.Y. - Speeding Driver Crashes into Commercial Vehicle on William Street

Buffalo, N.Y. (April 26, 2019) - A speeding driver caused an accident when they hit a commercial vehicle on Friday morning. The New York vehicle accident occurred around 10:00 a.m., near William Street and Jefferson Avenue, according to police.

Floyd, N.Y. - Man Injured Following Accident with Dump Truck on Route 49

Floyd, N.Y. (April 26, 2019) - A man from Rome, New York was injured in an accident that involved a dump truck, according to police. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Friday morning around 11:00 a.m. on Route 49, reports state.

Lynbrook, N.Y. - Pedestrian Killed in Accident on Merrick Road, Driver Arrested

Lynbrook, N.Y. (April 26, 2019) - A pedestrian has died after he was struck by a vehicle that then ran off following the accident, police report. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred on Thursday evening before 8:00 p.m. on Merrick Road near Blossom Heath Avenue.

When You Drive in a Different State

Driving While Visiting New Places

It's a classic adventure to take: road trips. Driving to new states to visit new cities and destinations is always a fun and exciting adventure, and it's something many people look forward to doing for their vacations. These trips bring many people together, lead to life-long memories, and allow for lots of adventures to occur, which is why so many people love them.

Amherst, N.Y. - Man from Ohio Injured in Accident on Niagara Falls Boulevard

Amherst, N.Y. (April 25, 2019) - A man was sent to the hospital for treatment following a vehicle accident on Wednesday morning, according to police. The New York vehicle accident occurred just after 10:00 a.m. on Niagara Falls Boulevard near the Wegmans, reports say.

Linden, N.J. - Motorcyclist Perishes After Accident Involving Vehicle on Roselle Street

Linden, N.J. (April 25, 2019) - A young man has died after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle, according to police. The deadly New Jersey motorcycle accident occurred on Wednesday evening around 6:20 p.m. on Roselle Street near Monmouth Avenue.

Cheektowaga, N.Y. - Woman Killed in Vehicle Accident on Rossler Avenue

Cheektowaga, N.Y. (April 25, 2019) - A woman has died after she was involved in a two-vehicle accident, according to Cheektowaga Police. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred Tuesday evening around 8:10 p.m. at the intersection of Rossler Avenue and Dingens Street.

What Properties Are You More Likely to be Hurt At?

The Different Properties of the United States

The variety of properties in the United States is truly amazing. The services these properties provide are vast and varying, and they need to have equal variations in their buildings to provide such services. For example, a financial firm is not going to have the same sort of building style as an auto shop, as both of these businesses provide such different and specific services that require different things from their properties. This is true for all businesses, which is why we see such unique and different buildings as we travel across our country.

How can you prove negligence in a car accident?

As we drive by other motorists, we notice more than just the vehicle they are operating. We can see when a driver is talking on their phone, texting, talking to others in the vehicle or eating and drinking. While these are common activities for motorists, they are all considered distractions. Distracted driving is a form of negligent driving, and it could be the direct cause of a serious motor vehicle accident.

Howell, N.J. - Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Car on Route 9

Howell, N.J. (April 24, 2019) - A man is in critical condition after he was hit and injured by a vehicle, according to the Howell police. The New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred on Tuesday evening, around 5:45 p.m., on Route 9, near Lanes Mull Road.

Syracuse, N.Y. - Woman Dies in Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer on New York State Thruway

Syracuse, N.Y. (April 24, 2019) - A woman has died and another person was injured after a vehicle accident that involved a tractor-trailer, according to police. The deadly New York pedestrian accident occurred on Wednesday morning, around 1:09 a.m., on the New York State Thruway, between exits 34 and 34A.

Babylon, N.Y. - One Dead and Several Wounded in Vehicle Accident on Southern State Parkway

Babylon, N.Y. (April 24, 2019) - One driver was killed and three other people were wounded after a two-vehicle accident, according to authorities. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred in the Long Island hamlet on Wednesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. on the eastbound lanes of Southern State Parkway, west of Exit 35.

How an Improperly Fitted Seat Belt Can Injure You

Why Seat Belts are Important

Seat belts are an important part of driving our cars today. They assist us in our goal to get from one place to another safely, and they work to limit the injuries that can happen should an accident occur. Seat belts became available to consumers starting in 1955, with laws coming out in 1968 requiring people within vehicles to wear them. Since these laws were put in place, there has been a sharp decline in vehicular deaths that were due to injuries sustained in the accident, which is an extremely positive outcome for an invention made to help and protect people.

Lincoln Park, N.J. - Driver and Truck Driver Collide and Bring Down Power Pole on Route 202

Lincoln Park, N.J. (April 23, 2019) - Emergency crews were called to assist an accident involving a rented truck and a vehicle which caused damage to a utility pole, according to authorities. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday morning, around 7:00 a.m., at the intersection of Route 202 and Riverview Avenue.

Lee, N.Y. - Man Severely Injured in Accident on Route 26

Lee, N.Y. (April 23, 2019) - A man was taken to the hospital via helicopter following a two-vehicle accident, according to police. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday morning, around 8:00 a.m., near the intersection of Route 26 and Converse Road.

Manchester, N.J. - Two People Injured in Accident on Commonwealth Boulevard

Manchester, N.J. (April 23, 2019) - Two people were injured in a vehicle accident on Easter Sunday, according to authorities. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred Sunday evening, around 7:10 p.m., at the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard and Beacon Street.

How Car Accidents Affect Children

Children in Our Cars

Often times, when we think of or discuss car accidents, we think of the adults who are in the vehicle. In commercials, movies, and television, it's common to just see adults sitting in the vehicle that is in the accident, which helps us as audience members empathize more with the people on the screen and their plight. While many adults are involved in car accidents, the victims that aren't often highlighted are the children we have in our cars during these accidents. It's an unfortunate truth that many children are hurt in car accidents, and it's important to realize that their experience in car accidents is usually different than ours, comparatively speaking.

Hillside, N.J. - Man Dies During Tractor-Trailer Accident on Route 22

Hillside, N.J. (April 22, 2019) - A man has died after he was involved in an accident that involved a tractor-trailer, according to authorities. The deadly New Jersey tractor-trailer accident occurred on Monday morning on Route 22, between Bloy Street and Broad Street.

Paulsboro, N.J. - Woman Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident on Chestnut Street

Paulsboro, N.J. (April 22, 2019) - A woman has died after she was involved in a two-vehicle accident that left her pinned underneath her vehicle, according to police. The deadly New Jersey vehicle accident occurred on Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Chestnut Street and East Jefferson Street around 1:10 p.m. in Gloucester County.

Cherry Hill, N.J. - Pedestrian Man Killed After Being Hit by Car on Route 70

Cherry Hill, N.J. (April 22, 2019) - A man has died after he was hit by a car on Saturday night in Cherry Hill, according to authorities. The deadly New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred on Saturday evening around 9:00 p.m. on Route 70 near Greentree Road, located near the PJ Whelihan's Restaurant.

How Marijuana Affects Our Ability to Drive

Marijuana and Legality in America

You see it across movies, music, advertisements, and clothing: marijuana. This drug has been popular amongst many groups of people over the past several decades for many reasons, and it's one drug that has seemed to only gain supporters as they years have gone by. For some, this drug helps them with their anxiety issues. For others, this drug allows someone with violent seizures to live a more normal life. Most love this drug because it just allows them to relax and have a good time. No matter the reason, it's a drug that has a huge backing of followers, and slowly, the government has begun to approve it for people to be able to consume it either medicinally, recreationally, or both.

Teen driver-involved crashes spike during "100 Deadliest Days"

Summer is right around the corner, and as students leave school for the season, you and other drivers across New Jersey can count on seeing substantially more teen drivers on the state's roadways. Unfortunately, the number of car crashes involving teenage drivers increases considerably during the stretch of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day each year, and this happens to such an extent that this period has become known as summer's "100 Deadliest Days."

Long Island, N.Y. - Child Airlifted After Being Struck by Vehicle on Merrick Road

Long Island, N.Y. (April 19, 2019) - A young boy needed to be airlifted to the hospital following a pedestrian accident involving a vehicle Friday afternoon, according to authorities. The New York pedestrian accident occurred in the Seaford area around 1:40 p.m. at the intersection of Merrick Road and Washington Avenue.

New York, N.Y. - Correction Officer Drunkenly Hits 11 Cars on Sherman Avenue

New York, N.Y. (April 19, 2019) - An off-duty correction officer drunkenly hit 11 parked cars and injured seven people early Friday morning, according to authorities. The New York drunk driving accident reportedly occurred around 1:30 a.m. in the Inwood area, on Sherman Avenue near Dyckman Street.

Massapequa, N.Y. - Man Killed After Rear-End Accident on Southern State Parkway

Massapequa, N.Y. (April 19, 2019) - A man has died after he was rear-ended early Friday morning by another driver who was under the influence of alcohol, according to police. The deadly New York drunk driving accident occurred around 12:10 a.m. on the westbound side of the Southern State Parkway west of Exit 30.

Crushing Injuries that Occur in Pedestrian Accidents

Crushing Injuries

Pedestrian accidents are incredibly serious and should always be approached with caution and delicate care. When a pedestrian is hurt, whether it be by a car, train, bus, or other vehicle, they will need to be attended to quickly, as their injuries can be quite serious. The most common injuries suffered in pedestrian accidents include cuts, bruises, broken bones, and head injuries, all of which will need to be seen and treated by a doctor. Many of these injuries require medical help, but these injuries can heal and many times, a victim can be alright with no long-term issues.

Queens, N.Y. - Young Boy Dies in Pedestrian Accident After Getting Off School Bus on Gipson Street

Queens, N.Y. (April 18, 2019) - A young boy has died after he was hit by a vehicle after getting off a school bus, according to police. The deadly New York pedestrian accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. on Gipson Street.

Alpine Junction, N.Y. - Fatal Accident Occurs on State Route 13

Alpine Junction, N.Y. (April 18, 2019) - A woman has died and three others were injured after being involved in a three-vehicle accident in Schuyler County on Thursday afternoon, according to authorities. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred around 1:00 p.m. on State Route 13.

Staten Island, N.Y. - Woman Dies in Accident on Irvington Street

Staten Island, N.Y. (April 18, 2019) - A woman has died after she was involved in a head-on collision on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. The deadly New York head-on vehicle accident occurred around 1:26 p.m. at the intersection of Hylan Street and Irvington Street in the area of Bernstein Intermediate School, according to authorities.

When a Left Turn Causes Accidents

Left Turns on Our Roads

As we navigate our roadways to get to our destinations, we must make turns. Right turns, left turns, U-turns; these turns allow us to get to where we need to go with ease and precision, and they allow us to have various different types of roadways that can be built. The turns we make every day come with certain rules, and it's important that we as drivers know these rules to keep ourselves and others safe.

Far Rockaway, N.Y. - Child Hit by School Bus on Gipson Street

Far Rockaway, N.Y. (April 17, 2019) - A young boy has suffered critical injuries following an accident involving a school bus in the Far Rockway area, according to police. The New York pedestrian accident occurred on Wednesday afternoon before 3:00 p.m. on Gipson Street near Healy Avenue.

Somers, N.Y. - Man Drag Racing on Highway Causes Accident on I-684

Somers, N.Y. (April 17, 2019) - A driver was injured after their car was involved in an accident due to another driver attempting to drag race on the same highway, according to police. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday around 2:00 p.m. on the I-684, north of exit 7 and Route 116.

Glendale, N.Y. - 1 Injured in Two Vehicle Accident on Central Avenue

Glendale, N.Y. (April 17, 2019) - One person suffered injuries after they were involved in a two-vehicle accident that occurred near the border of the Glendale and Ridgewood areas. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday around 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of Central Avenue and Otto Road, according to the FDNY.

Does a Driver's Age Contribute to More Accidents?

When Your Age Causes More Accidents

The ages of drivers on our roads vary greatly. From student drivers just learning how to navigate the roads safely to elderly drivers just trying to get to the store and back quickly, our roads contain a large and varying group of people behind the wheel of a vehicle. The variety of these drivers is often a good thing, but many people find issues with drivers who are either younger or older, saying that these groups of drivers are more dangerous than other drivers on the road.

Negligence and pedestrian accidents

Whether an individual has chosen to be a pedestrian to get from one place to another, or is simply a pedestrian because the person is walking to or from their vehicle in a parking lot, the reality is that most pedestrians are walking where motor vehicle traffic is present. The safety of a pedestrian is dependent on the actions of these motorists.

Brentwood, N.Y. - Teenage Motorcyclist Injured in Accident on Wicks Road

Brentwood, N.Y. (April 16, 2019) - A teenager was injured following an accident that involved his motorcycle and a second vehicle, according to authorities. The New York motorcycle accident occurred on Tuesday afternoon around 3:15 p.m. on Wicks Road, just south of Walter Street.

Hoboken, N.J. - Car Fleeing Scene of Accident Hits Pedestrian on Sidewalk on Hudson Street

Hoboken, N.J. (April 16, 2019) - A pedestrian has suffered serious injuries after being hit on a sidewalk by a vehicle fleeing the scene of an accident, according to police. The New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred on Tuesday afternoon, at 1st Street and Hudson Street.

Washington Heights, N.Y. - Two Injured, One Fatally, in Accident on St. Nicholas Avenue

Washington Heights, N.Y. (April 16, 2019) - A man has died and a woman has been critically injured after a car crash that involved a work vehicle and a civilian vehicle, according to police. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday morning, near the St. Nicholas Avenue and West 190th Street area.

How a Roundabout Works

Why Roundabouts Are Used

As cities begin to grow and expand, developers are faced with certain decisions that will help to make their streets the best they can be for those who drive them every day. These decisions include how many lanes to add to a road, whether a road needs a sign that says it's curvy and to be careful, and what speed limits should be set for each specific road. All of these decisions are important, and they need to be thought out carefully.

Fair Lawn, N.J. - Boy Dies After Being Hit by Police Car on Route 208

Fair Lawn, N.J. (April 15, 2019) - A boy has died after he was hit by a police vehicle on Sunday night, according to authorities. The deadly New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred in Fair Lawn around 9:00 p.m. on Route 208.

North Merrick, N.Y. - Multiple People Injured After Accident on Corner of Merrick Avenue

North Merrick, N.Y. (April 15, 2019) - Multiple people were injured, with one person sustaining critical injuries, after a two-vehicle accident in the Long Island area, according to police. The two-vehicle New York accident occurred on Sunday evening, around 7:45 p.m., on the corner of Jerusalem Avenue and Merrick Avenue.

Philipstown, N.Y. - Deadly Two-Vehicle Accident Occurs on Route 9

Philipstown, N.Y. (April 15, 2019) - One person has died following a two-vehicle accident that left a road closed for more than four hours in the early morning hours on Sunday. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred on Route 9, north of Route 301, before 6:20 a.m., according to police.

Do Drivers Ignore Stop Lights or Stop Signs More?

How Stop Lights and Stop Signs Are Placed in the World

We see traffic signs all over the roads that we drive every day. These signs and signals work to not only make our roadways make sense, but also to help them be safe for everyone who drives them. These signs can range in what they are trying to tell us and they all serve the purpose of informing us how to drive as safely as we can. From speed limits signs, to signs that say how the road curves, to signs that show how a lane will end, these signs that are on the road seek to serve the purpose of keeping drivers and pedestrians alike safe.

Brooklyn, NY - Bicycle Accident on 36th Street Leads to Injuries

Brooklyn, NY (April 12, 2019) - On Sunday afternoon, police were called to the scene of a bicycle accident that took place on 36th Street and led to injuries.

Patchogue, NY - Four Injured in Police Chase Accident on Sills Road

Patchogue, NY (April 12, 2019) - Yesterday, around 5:27 p.m., a Wyandanch man fled a police chase and ended up causing an accident on Sills Road that left injuries in multiple parties.

Brighton, NY - Serious Two-Vehicle Collision at Route 441 and Linden Avenue

Brighton, NY (April 12, 2019) - Police responded to the scene of a serious two-vehicle collision that happened at the intersection of Route 441 and Linden Avenue. The accident took place around 9 a.m.

Determining Fault When You've Been Involved in a Multi-Vehicle Collision

In most accident situations, it is not difficult to determine who is at fault in an accident. In typical accidents involving one or two vehicles, liability can be cut-and-dry, such as in situations where one vehicle rear-ends another. However, what happens if you are involved in a different type of accident - a multi-vehicle collision, where liability is not so easy to determine? Accidents involving multiple vehicles can sometimes be more complex, which means you many factors to consider.

Queens, N.Y. - Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Belt Parkway Takes Life of Officer

Queens, N.Y. (April 11, 2019) - Police confirmed that an off-duty officer lost his life in a fatal motorcycle crash that took place on the Belt Parkway.

Penfield, N.Y. - Two-Car Accident on Route 441 Leads to Injuries

Penfield, N.Y. (April 11, 2019) - This morning, around 9:00 a.m., a driver was seriously injured in a two-car accident that took place on Route 441 at its intersection with Linden Avenue.

Medford, N.Y. - Serious Injuries Follow Pedestrian Accident on Norfleet Lane

Medford, N.Y. (April 11, 2019) - On Wednesday, a woman was struck and seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver in a pedestrian accident that took place on Norfleet Lane.

Are There Times That the Statute of Limitations Might Be Extended?

After an accident, you have been advised that it might be in your best interests to bring a claim for compensation so that you can move on with your life and ensure that you are in the best financial position after you have received injuries. However, many individuals believe that they can simply wait as long as they need to when it comes to bringing their claim. This is not the case.

Elderly pedestrian struck and killed in New Jersey

Although the warm weather may spark more people to enjoy the outdoors, many individuals in New Jersey and elsewhere are walking outdoors because it is their main way to get around. Traveling by foot can be convenient, cost-effective and good for the environment. Nonetheless, walking comes with some dangers. If a motorist is not attentive around pedestrians, this could result in a serious and even fatal collision.

Brooklyn, N.Y. - Driver Identified After Teen Pedestrian Crash on 9th Avenue

Brooklyn, N.Y. (April 10, 2019) - The identity of a driver has been released after a pedestrian crash that led to serious injuries in a 14-year-old girl.

Miller Place, N.Y. - Motorcycle Accident with Serious Injuries on Route 25A

Miller Place, N.Y. (April 10, 2019) - Around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, police responded to the scene of a serious motorcycle accident. One person was hospitalized.

Greenwich, N.Y. - Head-On School Bus Accident at King Street

Greenwich, N.Y. (April 10, 2019) - Around 3:09 p.m. yesterday, at 1252 King Street, a head-on school bus accident took place between two school buses. The accident took place between a Royal Coach Line school bus and a private bus operated by the Countywide Transportation of Yonkers.

The Many Myths You Might Hear Regarding Medical Malpractice Cases

Many people are comforted by the knowledge that their physicians and surgeons are experts in their field who have gone to school and have had training for many years so that they could enter into a doctor's office or emergency room setting. When we don't understand what is happening ourselves, we turn to a doctor for their knowledge so that we can move forward feeling safe about our health. However, sometimes mistakes and errors occur in the blink of an eye, which some might argue is just human nature. What if one of these mistakes leads to serious or even permanent harm?

Hammonton, N.J. - Two People Trapped Under Truck Causes Atlantic City Expressway to Close

Hammonton, N.J. (April 9, 2019) - Two people became trapped in their vehicle under a truck, causing the Atlantic City Expressway to close on Sunday, according to police. The New Jersey tractor-trailer accident occurred around 7:00 a.m. near mile marker 28.3 on the westbound side of the highway, west of exit 28 on Route 54.

Queens, N.Y. - Vehicle Hits Bus, Bus Crashes into Bagel Shop on Woodside Avenue

Queens, N.Y. (April 9, 2019) - A car accident caused a bus to crash into the front of a bagel shop on Sunday morning, according to police. The New York vehicle accident occurred just after 5:00 a.m. on the corner of Woodside Avenue and 58th Street.

Brooklyn, N.Y. - Four People Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident near Vanderbilt Avenue

Brooklyn, N.Y. (April 8, 2019) - Four people were injured after a multi-vehicle accident on Sunday, with one person suffering serious injuries in the collision. The New York multi-vehicle accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. near Vanderbilt Avenue and Bergen Street in the Prospect Heights area.

White Plains, N.Y. - Police Officer Injured in Accident on Bronx River Parkway Exit Ramp

White Plains, N.Y. (April 8, 2019) - A police officer for the Westchester County Police was injured on Sunday after he was rear-ended by another vehicle, police report. The New York rear-end accident occurred around 1:50 a.m. on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers.

Marion, N.Y. - Driver Dies After Head-On Collision on Route 21

Marion, N.Y. (April 5, 2019) - A man has died after being involved in a head-on collision on Thursday, police report. The New York head-on collision occurred on Route 21 around 6:00 p.m. and involved two vehicles.

Newark, N.J. - Man Dies in Vehicle Accident on Raymond Boulevard

Newark, N.J. (April 5, 2019) - A man has died after being involved in a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday, police report. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred on Raymond Boulevard and Chapel Street around 2:10 p.m.

When You Are Injured on a Business's Property

The Different Kinds of Property Business's Property

When we run our errands or go to appointments, we don't always think about the specific properties we are visiting. Between grocery stores, doctor's offices, and business offices, we encounter a variety of different properties, all of which have a duty to ensure our safety when we visit. To visit these properties often means we intend to do business there, and so when something happens that threatens our safety at these businesses, it makes it difficult to want to go back.

Setauket, N.Y. - Man Leads Police in Chase that Injures Two on Sunken Meadow Parkway

Setauket, N.Y. (April 4, 2019) - A man led police on a 16-mile chase before finally giving up, but not before damaging several vehicles, according to police. The New York police chase vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday morning, starting around 2:20 a.m. on Route 112 and ending on Sunken Meadow Parkway around 3:10 a.m.

Sennett, N.Y. - Man Dies in Fatal Accident on Route 34

Sennett, N.Y. (April 4, 2019) - A man has died after he was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon, according to police. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred around 2:19 p.m. on the northbound lanes Route 34, just north of Auburn, and involved three vehicles.

Ulysses, N.Y. - Car Crash on Route 89 Leaves One Dead and 3 Wounded

Ulysses, N.Y. (April 4, 2019) - A van and two other vehicles were involved in an accident that left three people injured and caused another to pass away on Wednesday, according to police. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred on Route 89 in Tomkins County.

Vehicle Accidents on Small Roads and Their Dangers

Why We Have Small Roads

As new developments begin to advance and cities make plans to expand their borders, roadways seem to constantly be changing. More and more now, roads are widening or being built to accommodate multiple lanes to make it possible for the ever-growing population to drive on our roads. As we see these roads widen, we see better traffic flow, faster travel times, and often, people who are less cranky while driving. For these reasons, having wider roads is quite nice, especially in areas that are highly populated. 

Does patient communication impact diagnostic error rates?

One place many individuals in New Jersey feels safe is the doctor's office. Even more so, a patient is very trustworthy of the words and information shared with them from their doctor. If a medical professional diagnoses a patient with an illness or condition, the patient is likely to accept these conclusions and follow the treatment path suggested.

Ithaca, N.Y. - 8-Year-Old Airlifted from Accident on Coddington Road

Ithaca, N.Y. (April 3, 2019) - An 8-year-old boy needed to be airlifted from a pedestrian accident to a regional trauma center for care for injuries on Wednesday, according to police. The New York pedestrian accident occurred around 5:13 p.m. on the 1000 block of Coddington Road, near the border of Danby and Ithaca.

Astoria, N.Y. - School Bus and Car Collide Near RFK Bridge on Hoyte Avenue

Astoria, N.Y. (April 3, 2019) - A school bus and a vehicle were involved in an accident early Wednesday morning, according to police. The New York school bus accident occurred around 6:00 a.m. at Hoyt Avenue and 29th Street, near the RFK-Triborough bridge.

Rampo, N.Y. - Driver Dies After 3 Vehicle Collision on Route 202

Rampo, N.Y. (April 3, 2019) - One driver has died after being involved in a three-vehicle collision Wednesday morning, according to police. The deadly New York multi-vehicle accident occurred around 8:00 a.m. on Route 202, near Spook Rock Road.

What Happens After a Pedestrian Accident?

Pedestrian Accidents in America

Pedestrian accidents in America can often end with serious injuries and damages, with the pedestrian often suffering the worst of the consequences of these accidents. Pedestrians hit by vehicles will suffer from injuries, trauma, and long recovery times, making their lives more difficult until they are healed, which can sometimes take months or years.

German Flatts, N.Y. - Driver Killed After Accident Involving Two Tractor Trailers on I-90

German Flatts, N.Y. (April 2, 2019) - A man has died after being involved in an accident that included two tractor-trailers, police say. The New York tractor-trailer accident occurred on Tuesday, around 7:22 a.m., on the I-90 Thruway, near milepost 218, between exit 29A and exit 30.

Parsippany, N.J. - Police Officer and Second Driver Injured in Accident on I-287

Parsippany, N.J. (April 2, 2019) - A police officer from the Morris County Sheriff's Office was injured along with another driver after an accident occurred on Tuesday morning, New Jersey State Trooper Alejandro Goez reported. The New Jersey two-vehicle accident occurred around 6:50 a.m. on I-287 near mile marker 42.2.

Washington Heights, N.Y. - Several People Injured When Ambulance Jumps Curb and Hits Deli on Saint Nicholas Avenue

Washington Heights, N.Y. (April 2, 2019) - Two EMTs and a pedestrian were injured after an ambulance was hit by a vehicle, hopped a curb, and crashed into the front of a deli, according to police. The New York vehicle/pedestrian accident occurred Monday just after 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of Saint Nicholas Avenue and 188th Street.

How Malnutrition Happens in Nursing Homes

What Happens When You are not Fed?

When the body is not fed the food and water it needs, it can experience some very upsetting consequences. The body will grow weak, lose weight, become dehydrated, and will suffer many other uncomfortable and dangerous symptoms, too. Suffering malnutrition is a serious condition that can make life difficult or even painful to live, which is why this type of neglect is quite torturous.

New Paltz, N.Y. - One Dead and Several Wounded After Accident on Henry W. Dubois Drive

New Paltz, N.Y. (April 1, 2019) - One person has died and many others have been injured following a two-vehicle accident, police say. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Saturday around 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Henry W. Dubois Drive and North Oakwood Terrace.

Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y. - Woman Trapped in Vehicle After Two-Vehicle Accident on Portion Road

Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y. (April 1, 2019) - A woman became trapped in her vehicle after an accident and needed to be freed by rescuers, police report. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Monday around 2:25 p.m. at the intersection of Portion Road and Hawkins Avenue.

Brooklyn, N.Y. - Woman Dies in Two Vehicle Accident on Avenue J

Brooklyn, N.Y. (April 1, 2019) - A woman died on Sunday after a two-vehicle accident occurred in the Flatlands area. The deadly New York accident occurred at the intersection of Avenue J and East 56th Street around 4:40 p.m., according to authorities.

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Driving Safely on the Road

It's extremely important that we as drivers practice safe habits while we are on the road to ensure the safety of ourselves and others. Our attention to our driving not only allows us to be as safe as we can for ourselves but to also allow ourselves to be safe for others on the road as well. When we all practice these habits, everyone can be safe and get to their destination with no issues. Unfortunately, not all drivers follow these safety habits, and this blatant ignorance of the safety of others can cause accidents and injuries to occur.

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