On April 16, New York authorities took a 25-year-old man into custody after he was accused of being involved in a car accident that left one person dead. According to the indictment, the man was charged with criminally negligent homicide, reckless driving and reckless endangerment, among other offenses. He posted $20,000 bail and was scheduled to appear back in court on April 28.
According to law enforcement authorities with the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, a man was killed and a woman injured in a two vehicle collision. The accident occurred on March 24 around 7:45 a.m. on U.S. 62 in Kiantone.
A college student in New York was killed and two other people were injured from a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Nov. 19. The incident happened at around 9:15 a.m. on Route 10 in Sharon Springs. Police claim the college senior was headed southbound on Route 10 in a 2008 Dodge Dakota when he crossed into the opposing lane and collided with an oncoming 2008 Ford F-250. The 21-year-old student was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
An Oct. 22 car accident in Brooklyn left three people injured, according to the MTA. A B61 bus carrying passengers was traveling on Dwight Street when a black livery cab ran a stop sign and struck it. The bus driver veered in an attempt to avoid the collision, but the impact caused it to hit a minimum of three parked cars. The bus came to a stop once it crossed the sidewalk and hit the brick wall of a local business.
An fiery accident in Colchester killed one person and injured four others, according to authorities. Reportedly, the August 21 crash happened at about 10 a.m. on Cat Hollow Road.
A car crash that occurred on the Bruckner expressway on Nov. 24 killed one man and left three others injured. A Toyota sedan had broken down close to 138th street, and two of its occupants, a 47-year old man and a 22-year old man, were outside of the vehicle checking on the car. According to the NYPD, a Honda was traveling on the freeway and struck both men. The 47-year-old was launched over a railing and onto the street below and was found dead on the scene.
New York drivers may be taking in their vehicles for needed repairs if they are part of one of several new recalls. Kia, Toyota and Porsche are part of the latest recalls aimed to prevent car accidents from occurring due to various defects.