According to Suffolk County authorities, a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Broadhollow Road in Melville died as a result of the accident. Police indicated that their investigation into the Nov. 6 incident is ongoing.
On Oct. 6, a cab hit a building after jumping a curb on the Upper East Side. The crash took place around 11:50 a.m. when a taxi slammed into an eyeglass store at Madison Avenue and East 95th Street. The vehicle also hit a pedestrian before stopping completely.
The wife of a CBS senior vice president was struck by a bicyclist in New York's Central Park. The 58-year-old woman was reportedly stepping off a curb when she was hit by a bicycle being operated by a 31-year-old man who was swerving to keep from hitting a group of pedestrians. The victim was kept on life support for a few days before she died.
On June 18 at around 5 pm, an elderly pedestrian was struck by a local sightseeing bus in New York. An anchor with a local news outlet reported that the victim was taken to Bellevue in serious condition. The source did not specify the injuries suffered. A spokesman with the tour bus company, CitySights NY, expressed the business' sympathy for the injured woman and also noted the company's track record of safety in a public statement.
After a routine visit to the obstetrician one week before her baby was due, a woman of Chinese descent and her husband stopped at an Asian grocery store before heading home. The young mother had been hesitant to go out into the snowstorm but wanted to keep her scheduled appointment. The couple also has a five-year old who was not with them at the time of the accident. Then, in the blink of an eye, a catastrophic accident claimed the pregnant woman's life and changed this family forever.
Police are still looking for answers in the deadly auto-pedestrian accident that claimed the life of one and injured four more when a driver in a Jeep drove straight into a crowd of people near the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Yonkers. For the victims and their families, not knowing the who and why of the accident has likely left them with a sense of injustice as well as searching for what to do next.